We’ve all heard that someone was ‘a born leader’. The organizations that manage to snare those probably consider themselves lucky. I don’t. It’s more beneficial for companies to create leaders from day one within their organization. By creating a culture where everyone is being trained for leadership and is being given the skills to succeed [...]
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You’ve been asked to give a presentation. Congrats! You’re considered an expert in your field and others can’t wait to learn from you. You’re probably going to spend the next few weeks honing your speech, your slide deck and just what you’re going to say. After all, you want to make sure your audience is [...]
You don’t have to like everyone with whom you work. You don’t even need to ‘get along’ with them. You do,however, need to work and communicate effectively together. Here are five things you can do to completely change how you and your challenging co-workers engage, relate and work together. 1. Find Common Ground Once we [...]
Women’s leadership doesn’t just happen. In order to have a successful women’s leadership program it must have the essentials that set it apart from just any leadership program. It must specifically develop women as leaders instead. 1. Understand Why Please don’t start any leadership program or initiative if you can not answer WHY? The answer [...]
We all want to be successful in our leadership roles. Unfortunately, no one hands you a manual when you hit the ground floor entitled “Rules for Successful Leadership”. That is probably because much of successful leadership has to do with learning, growing and developing as a leader. There are however a few ABC’s that can [...]
We all hear that to get ahead at work you need to work hard and work smart. I’m here to tell you that simply is not enough. What good is it to work hard and work smart if no one is aware of who is doing the work and where the results are coming from? [...]
We have, in the past few days, seen and heard several messages, both verbal and non-verbal, from our president regarding the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia. He has received criticism regarding both the timing and the content of the statements. That is because when we deliver a message, timing is everything and only the ones [...]
I work with companies of every size and more often than not the companies sabotage training and development work before we even begin because when I ask what they are wanting to accomplish they can’t articulate it. They want teams to be better presenters, better leaders, better employees, but they can’t articulate what they truly [...]