Leadership and Management

Are You Taking These Key People For Granted?

Mother’s day always gets me thinking. Ever notice we are hardest on those we are closest to? Whether we are letting our mood out all over them, forgetting to say

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How To Get Coaching- For Free!

Last week was about figuring out if you are really ready for coaching, and how to choose a coach if you are ready.  This week is about when you want it,

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3 Questions to Ask Before You Hire A Coach

I am constantly being asked, “Should I hire a coach?” … and my response is often to talk people out of it. I know — I am a coach. Why would I

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Do You Self Promote, Really?

Is it a gender thing? Article after article claims that women are not comfortable with self-promotion.  I am not convinced this is a “female” problem.  Though Sally Helgesen in her book, How Women Rise,

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How Do You Create An Environment Of Inclusion?

Writing a book is always a humbling process. You have a plan for how it’s going to go and then, surprise surprise, it takes all kinds of turns you don’t

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When Done Isn’t Better Than Perfect

I’m often encouraging people, especially women, to let go of the idea of perfection. I think perfection is a stall tactic. It’s just a fact: nothing is ever going to be

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Do You Project Gravitas?

“I want to show up like a leader.” It is the phrase I hear from clients again and again, both men and women. They come looking for guidance on how

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Introverted Leaders: Get Out of Your Head!

Life is easier for extroverts. I have heard it before. As the mom of one extroverted son and one introverted son – I see it. I write often about the

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Consider This When Making A Critical Decision.

The Convention Connection videos I have been posting (more to come) were all filmed during the NSA conference in Dallas this past July. The day after, I stuck around and took my kids to the 6th floor

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