Charting Your Path Forward

You are where you are today because of previous decisions that set today’s reality into motion.Right now – whether you realize it – you are playing both a short game and a long game, and to succeed at both, it is imperative that you are thoughtful & intentional with how you balance your present needs

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A Frictionless Life Is The Path To Mediocrity: Is that what you really want for yourself and others?

Our most significant learning comes from facing challenges head-on and working through them. The bad times in life are opportunities for exponential growth, and we should seek to capitalize on them. It’s the only way to reach our full potential. That said, if we’re constantly trying to protect the people we care about from painful life

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A Simple Hack for Accessing Your Brain’s Executive Function

What Is Executive Functioning?Our executive functioning is a set of cognitive processes that constantly send signals to help us process information and respond with appropriate behavior. It is a term psychologists use to describe the many tasks our brain performs that are necessary to think, act, and solve problems, including things like:paying attentionprocessing new informationfocusing

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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

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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,

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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…

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FREE Resource: Strengthening Your Resilience

This week, I’m hosting a 2½-day retreat for my Executive Women’s Peer Advisory Forum where members will reflect on the lessons they should be learning from the events of 2020, recalibrate their 2020 personal & professional goals, and tighten up their strategies & tactical plans for…

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Connectedness: An Essential Component of Building & Sustaining Strong Team Relationships

Last week, I reached out to a client to find out how she and her team were navigating this pandemic.

As part of her response, she shared, “My team is all virtual still. I’ve been calling each of them every day to…

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Humans Have a Way of Spinning the Narrative to Fit Their Motives

Blindly trusting everything we see and hear can be a recipe for disaster for one simple reason: humans have a way of spinning the narrative to fit their motives – the narrative they tell themselves that aligns with and further reinforces what they…

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You Reserve the Right to Determine What Will and Will Not Influence Your Decision Making

If your beliefs ultimately become your destiny, then it is in your best interest to maintain full control of them. You are not obligated in any way to relinquish control of…

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