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Why is self-awareness in leadership so critical?

By |2018-11-14T05:41:58+00:00November 14th, 2018|Career Coaching, Performance|

I’m fortunate to be an executive coach. As you might imagine, I get to see many different types of leaders and leadership styles. Take it from my more than 25 years of experience… it’s not easy being a leader! The set of skills and capabilities a leader needs today is always morphing AND expanding! Since [...]

5 Ways to Keep Calm and Reduce Stress Under Tight Deadlines

By |2018-11-07T15:15:17+00:00November 7th, 2018|Performance|

Keep calm and carry on is what we’re all told to do, but it’s easier said than done. To give yourself the best possible chance of performing at your optimum take a look at the top 5 ways you can keep calm and reduce your stress. That way when the deadlines are looming you’ll have [...]

Leading with Purpose: Why & How

By |2018-10-17T02:40:45+00:00October 17th, 2018|Motivation, Performance|

Over the past decade, many books and articles have been written on the topic of finding purpose. A simple Google search of the words, "Finding Purpose", produces over one billion results. There is no doubt that purpose is an important and interesting topic for many people. As a leader, having a purpose and leading with [...]

The perfect boss is called a leader

By |2018-09-16T03:57:36+00:00September 13th, 2018|Performance|

“The perfect boss”, you say? There’s no such thing! When we think of a “boss”, we think of someone who yells at you when you’re late, doesn’t solicit your opinions and isn’t very sensitive to your personal issues. Decades ago, this was the predominant management style. Today, things are starting to change. We’ve realized that [...]

Leaders Never Stop Learning

By |2018-07-14T19:10:52+00:00July 12th, 2018|Performance|

Leaders set the tone for an organization. They must be agile in their responses to the ever-changing marketplace and business climate. Leaders are charged with growing organizations and should never stop learning because learning is an essential part of the growth process. Learning can take various shapes within an organization. It can be organic, formalized, [...]

How emotionally intelligent are you?

By |2018-01-10T17:50:32+00:00January 10th, 2018|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Career Management, Performance|

Guess what, we’re emotional beings who have emotional intelligence (in measurable capacities).   No matter how hard we strive - especially in our careers - to be only rational beings, we can’t. Our emotions are real, present, and play a tremendous part in our personal, professional, and even our organization's development. In the professional context [...]

Powerful goal setting begins here

By |2018-08-19T22:39:26+00:00November 6th, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Career Management, Performance|

As a business, goal setting is hard. But the challenge isn’t just about how to create goals. The challenge is how to better understand our own self in a way that allows your goals to truly affect - and empower - your business’s bottom line. The first step in creating better goals is to have [...]

3 ways we let our inner critic determine our career’s success!

By |2017-10-16T15:54:20+00:00October 16th, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Performance|

“You’re not good enough.” “Nobody respects you.” “Your colleagues wouldn’t have made that mistake.” “You’re the only person who feels this way.” “You can’t do this.” In some way, shape, or form, we all experience these negative voices from our inner critic, and the words can be powerful (both negatively and positively). That’s why our [...]

Failing at work is a good thing

By |2017-08-28T16:04:22+00:00August 28th, 2017|Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Career Management, Performance|

Guest blog sharing good insight on the upside of failing at work. -Amy My pilot program officially bombed today... for the second time. I sat there with my boss and we talked about why the participants never embraced the pilot program. My boss wanted results and we didn't have any. He was agitated. Then it [...]

Self Perception Matters, Seriously.

By |2017-08-21T19:42:44+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Career Change, Career Coaching, Career Counseling, Performance|

Do you believe that a broken mirror, cracked into a thousand crumbling segments, can portray how you truly look? Of course not! Because of the cracks, the reflection would reveal a distorted image of self, a lie to your true appearance. Similarly, having a distorted sense of inner self can cause confusion and anxiety. Like [...]