Survey: Your 2023 Must-Attend Conferences
Now that we have almost two months under our belt, I’d love to know which conferences you plan to attend in the remainder of 2023 – you know, the ones you wouldn’t dream of missing because the value you get far exceeds your investment of time and money. Will you complete this informal survey for me?
What Are Your Pacifying Behaviors?
Pacifying behaviors create distractions and work against us when we’re trying to influence others. Knowing what your pacifying behaviors are is the first step to getting in control of them. Do you know what yours are? If not, keep reading to learn more.
You’re a Victim Only When You Choose to Be
We’re complex creatures navigating a complex world with challenges around every corner. When facing those challenges head-on, we will sometimes stumble and fall because of mistakes we’ve made or the actions of others. No matter the circumstance, our choices remain the same – assume the role of victim or problem-solver.
Three Resources You Might Want To Know About
If you are an administrative professional (or a leader responsible for the growth and development of an administrative professional), here are three resources you will likely want to know about.
Please Stop Pimping
Throughout my years as an executive coach, I’ve noticed ten mistakes that leaders often make when trying to lead with questions. Here they are in no particular order.
A Frictionless Life Is The Path To Mediocrity
Here’s what’s at risk when you protect your loved ones from painful life experiences.
A Simple Hack for Accessing Your Brain’s Executive Function
Most people’s executive functioning improves throughout life as their experiences shape these critical mental skills. However, it’s also possible to work on and improve the different components of your executive function to make you happier and more productive. I share a simple but powerful way to do this in this article.
Kick Impostor Syndrome to the Curb with these Calibrated Questions
The Founder of a biotech startup decided it was time to add a Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) to his leadership team. After sharing this decision with his Director of Science, Amy, she began thinking about which of her peers and mentors would be perfect for the role. (Yep. You read that correctly. She didn’t even
Engaging in Delicate Conversations with Others
The following question was asked in a Human Resources Facebook Group:The following question was asked in a Human Resources Facebook Group: “I have a delicate issue I need some advice on handling. I have a wonderful, talented HR person that has trouble with subject/verb agreement, both verbally and in emails. She has a college degree,
Are you languishing and perhaps don’t realize it?
Last week, during a Zoom meeting, I patiently listened to a prospective client air his grievances about EVERYTHING, including his employer, its management team, and the people with whom he works.
Thirty minutes later, when it appeared he had exhausted his list of complaints…