Preparing to Lead: Understanding Budgets and What Makes Your Company Profitable (Part 1 of 2)

A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went. — Dave Ramsey Companies run on numbers: profits, losses, expenses—all of […]


Servant Leadership: The Secret Ingredient to Better Leadership

When people lead at a higher level, they make the world a better place, because in addition to results and relationships, their goals are focused […]

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Getting your EQ On – How to Develop Emotional Intelligence

Now that you know what EQ is and understand why you need it (if you missed my last blog which answered these questions, check it […]

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Elevating your Influence with Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership. —Daniel Goleman Think about all the “best boss I ever had” stories you’ve heard throughout your […]


Embracing Change and Taking the Road Less Traveled

On March 27 this year, I lost my mom. She was my favorite traveling companion and one of my best friends, and even though at […]

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Strategic Thinking: How to Get Better at It

Strategic thinking rarely occurs spontaneously. —Michael Porter   The ability to be a strategic thinker is a key characteristic of an effective leader. But one […]

strategic thinking

Strategic Thinking: What It Is and Why You Need It

Obstacles can be overcome through strategy and learning. —Hidetaka Miyazaki If you’re like me, for the past year you’ve focused on keeping your head above […]

beating burnout

Beating Burnout and Getting Out of a Rut

If you experience that feeling of being in a rut in your life, then something’s not right. A lot of people who feel that way […]

leading hybrid teams

Leading Hybrid Teams

There’s a great opportunity to begin to explore how we create an environment that is safe for people who want to have conversations about flexibility, […]

Influence, success, business, authority

Influence Your Way To Success

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority. —Ken Blanchard If your work requires you to interact with other people, you need some […]

Accountability in the Age of Remote Work

Accountability in the Age of Remote Work

During the several years leading up to the pandemic, remote work had already been gradually increasing in frequency. Then the pandemic forced most office-based employees […]

Using “No” to Find Your “Yes”

Using “No” to Find Your “Yes”

If you want more time, freedom, and energy, start saying no. —Anonymous No is one of the most difficult-to-use words in the English language. It’s […]

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