INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Toxic workplaces have become such a health issue, they’ve caught the eye of the US Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, … [Read more...]
Want Your Team to Better Adapt to Change? Try the 3 Circles of Commitment
They’ll help you change too.
We’ve all experienced no shortage of change the last few years, that’s for certain. News flash: the pace of change won’t be slowing down any time soon, either. Which makes it even … [Read more...]
This 1 Thing Separates Those Who Are Ultra-Resilient from Those Who Aren’t
Bouncing back from setbacks ain't easy--but is entirely doable with the right kind of help
Setbacks can set you back or sling you forward, depending on how resilient you are. The ability to bounce back and become mentally stronger is something … [Read more...]
10 Lessons from Last Year to Fuel a Brighter 2021
I hope my looking back helps you move forward
By now, you’ve read enough summaries of the unthinkable year that was 2020. In this, the opening week of content from The Blog for 2021, I wanted to focus on hope. And so, I share … [Read more...]
6 Ways to Boost Your Self Confidence and Feel Like You’re Enough
Using these six strategies will boost your self-confidence and self-worth for good
I coach a lot of people on leaving the corporate world to monetize their expertise as an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, or trainer. Friends often ask me, “What keeps … [Read more...]
Leaders at Google Are Trained to Do These 2 Things When Talking to Employees About Their Careers
Career conversations are crucial conversations--and Google leaders make them inspiring.
There are so many conversations that leaders never have with employees; good on-boarding discussions, informational talks to prepare the employee for a new project, … [Read more...]
4 Unexpected Things Leaders Can Do to Help Employees Achieve Their Career Goals
They might be unexpected ways to fuel careers, but by no means unattainable
Part of true leadership is caring about your employee's career as much as you do about your own. I've been privileged to help employees achieve their career … [Read more...]
6 Ways to Gracefully Handle the Most Difficult People in Your Life
Co-workers or any difficult people in your life don't have to cause you so much angst.
The only certainties in life may be death, taxes, and the presence of difficult people. Whether it's co-workers or anyone you find hard to deal with, we all go through it. … [Read more...]
Harvard Research Says If You Want to Improve Your Performance, Don’t Ask for Feedback–Ask for Advice
It's contrary to popular belief for how to get better at something, but the research findings are right.
Everyone wants to get better. Heck, there's an entire multibillion-dollar industry called self-improvement that takes form in a myriad of ways. The question is, … [Read more...]
60-Second Habits for Quick Bursts of Personal Growth
Six not-so-obvious but oh-so-quick ways of amping up personal growth
Anyone working in a business big or small can benefit from one universally powerful thing: personal growth. Entrepreneurs are some of the hungriest for it because there's so … [Read more...]