Leadership and Management

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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12 Challenges Of Introverted Leaders & How To Overcome Them

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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Overcome The Fear Of Speaking in Public

Did you know that the #1 fear across society is public speaking? Death and snakes round out the top 3. Would it surprise you to know that when I was teenager, it was

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Want A Better Relationship With Your Boss?

Last week I talked about how to be a better boss. We may be someone’s boss, but for most of us, we are also the employee. At the end of the

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How To Be A Better Boss

Are you someone’s boss? Do you have a boss? Or are you, like many, in both roles? I would hope that being both a manager and an employee would give you perspective

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