Leadership and Management

Be a Model Not a Martyr

I couldn’t do a Mother’s Day newsletter this year, it was the first one without my mother, and it was too hard. But for this Father’s Day, I want to

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Do You Take a Coach Approach?

Last week I shared my husband’s frustration with me that I never read directions or play around to figure out how something works. Apparently, as a child, he picked up

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How To Be a Relationship Driven Boss

How To Be a Relationship Driven Boss

Well, last week’s newsletter got a lot of conversation going – love that! Last week I shared the most important factor in leadership as connection – to your team (though

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The most important skill for leaders is

The most important skill for leaders is…

We all want to be good leaders. But what does that look like? The definition/image of a great leader has evolved, if not completely changed, over time. The skills needed

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What every leader says you should do

What Every Leader Says You Should Do

I recently heard about a survey that was done with some high-profile leaders. They were asked to answer the question “What is the most important thing you do every day?”

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Three Tips and 10% Toward Conflict Resolution

I believe in continuous improvement and lifelong learning. Recently, I’ve been studying the concept of Positive Intelligence. There is a great book on this concept by Shirzad Chamine. In it,

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3 rules to reaching out

3 Rules to Reaching Out

So who else out there is tired of the LinkedIn sales messages? I have to admit, I am torn by the approach. The good ones include a personalized message rather

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Feeling misunderstood

Feeling misunderstood? Try this model inspired by a client

I LOVE coaching. I didn’t always. My control-freak self found it frustrating that I couldn’t create success for my clients, they had to engage, commit and do the work. So

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I asked and tomorrow I will get what I asked for

If you’ve hung around me long enough, you’ve probably heard me say that You Have To Ask. If you don’t ask, the answer is “no,” but if you do ask,

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