Overcoming Five Leadership Assumptions that Wake You Up at Night

Leading others is a big responsibility and comes with many challenges and opportunities, particularly in the current workplace of high volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. It is not a surprise that stress and anxiety are part of the territory...
Overcoming Five Leadership Assumptions that Wake You Up at Night

Overcoming Five Leadership Assumptions that Wake You Up at Night

Leading others is a big responsibility and comes with many challenges and opportunities, particularly in the current workplace of high volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. It is not a surprise that stress and anxiety are part of the territory...

What Career Conversations Can Do for You

What Career Conversations Can Do for You

The topic of employee retention is very relevant in a time when organizations are struggling with skills gap shortages. Over the last year, the rate of job quitting in the United States has reached highs not seen since before. This phenomenon called The Great...

How Women Leaders Navigate Toxic Workplaces

How Women Leaders Navigate Toxic Workplaces

Women Leadership Series Women leaders working in toxic environments face a double bound. On one side, they must find a way to respond to a hostile climate effectively. On the other, they must maintain equanimity when leading their teams. Some women, without knowing,...

Decoding the Confident Gap for Women Leaders

Decoding the Confident Gap for Women Leaders

Women Leadership Series The confidence gap is that theory holding that women feel less confident than men in their abilities. This article describes how the connection between competence and confidence plays for men and women. If more women understand the...

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Have Enough Women Leaders

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Have Enough Women Leaders

Women Leadership Series Women leaders can bring different skills, creativity, and enthusiasm, lead more engaged teams, and promote inclusivity that helps organizations achieve better results. There is plenty of evidence of women's benefits to the bottom line. Moody's...

You Are a Success Story

You Are a Success Story

Women’s Leadership Series  I asked an emergent female leader I recently coached what would be a title for an article that she would relate to; she immediately said: You Are a Success Story, I am a Success Story. I loved it!!   Someone or something that...

Elevate Your Leadership Presence in Four Steps

Elevate Your Leadership Presence in Four Steps

A leader's most important call is the capacity to influence others positively and rally them around a worthy goal, at home, at work, and in the community. In episode # 1 of the Resilient Leadership Podcast, Bridgette Theurer says, "a leader can lead from any seat...

LOL More to Enhance Your Leadership Brand

LOL More to Enhance Your Leadership Brand

Humor is an essential element of life and work. Recently I told a colleague that I wanted to laugh more and bring more fun to my days. So, I decided to explore what it would mean to bring more joy and laughter to the workplace and how leaders can use humor appropriate...

The Art and the Science of Leading with Ease & Flow

The Art and the Science of Leading with Ease & Flow

Twenty-seven years have passed since, in 1995, Daniel Goleman first published his book Emotional Intelligence (EI). Since it became popular in recent decades, multiple theories and methods of developing EI have been widely available and pursued by...

Disempower Your Inner Critic and Reclaim Your Confidence

Disempower Your Inner Critic and Reclaim Your Confidence

 Confidence is a state of mind of having a belief in oneself, the conviction of having what it takes to succeed. It requires a realistic sense of one’s capabilities and a positive self-image without being arrogant. Multiple factors can erode someone’s...