I am noticing something interesting in the pandemic about communicating.
There is great disparity between how various people show up to meetings on video conferences.
Before the pandemic I wrote an article about increasing your effectiveness while working remotely and included the video below. Read More
Starting in a New Role…
A question that frequently comes up in my Executive Mentoring Group is, “I’m starting a new job. What do you recommend that I do in the first 30 days to set myself up for success?”
That question has been expanded recently to include, “And how do I get started and make effective connections and good impressions when we are all working remotely?” Read More
People often ask me about the term Executive Presence. What is it? Does everyone need it? Or do you need it only if you are an executive? What if you are not an executive? Is it something different then? Read More
A Note on Good vs. Bad Leaders
I don’t think it’s any secret that I believe good leaders bring a sense of humanity into the workplace. In fact this was the topic of my TEDx talk. Read More
I am thrilled to announce that MOVE is finally available for preorder on Audible.
In celebration of the release, I am offering a chance to win a 1-1 coaching session with me for pre-ordering your copy. Read More
When everyone is working remotely
Suddenly, like it or not, we have all been thrown into remote working.
And there is a natural concern that we will not be as effective.
One of the big aha’s for me about remote working that I learned over the past several years, is that…
You don’t have to give up on quality, motivation, productivity, and team-y-ness, just because you are not in the same room.
I did a webinar earlier this week on Remote Working Strategies. There’s a link below if you are interested in the replay.
In that webinar I shared this picture above showing me in 3 different stages of camera ready or not. Read More
Bullies and Sabotage
Sadly the workplace is scattered with bullies. You need to have a plan so you do not get caught in a defensive or reactive position, which can add risk to your career.
I learned this lesson over an over again in my own career when I was made to feel unwelcome, or like I didn’t fit or shouldn’t be there, or when people whispered that I was getting promoted because reasons “other than my performance”. Read More
It’s a wrap!
I was in Los Angeles last week to record the audiobook version of MOVE.
I was locked in this sound booth and this was my view for the 3+ days it took.
Out a small window I could see the brilliant sound engineer/director Ben. Read More
Analysis vs. Action
When I work with teams on executing strategy, there often comes a point where there is big idea on the table, and everyone seems to agree that it is the right idea, but they seem hesitant to commit to it. Read More