As a leader, you have a super power. You can see what others cannot. Yet. It’s partly because you're distinct in and of yourself. You’re a unique blend of experiences through which you developed particular mastery. That gives you insight ...(Read More)
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You say it. But they don’t get it. So you repeat it again, hoping that this time it will register. And it still doesn’t. It is frustrating in and of itself. But it’s also one of the single greatest impediments ...(Read More)
I may be stepping into a minefield here… I was having coffee with a friend who was about to leave her position as Chief Human Resource Officer. We were talking about all the changes we’re seeing in organizations these days. ...(Read More)
On behalf of women, and all of the exceptional women leaders I know, enough is enough! Misperceptions of a woman's voice need to be pitched. Yesterday, I received two different emails saying that in order to be heard, you have ...(Read More)
Next time you speak to any group, big or small, be sure you say what only you can say. If you can hand off that communication to anyone else on your team, it is just not good enough. What you ...(Read More)
One of your key responsibilities as a leader is to unify a collective. It could be a small team or group of people. Or it could be your entire organization. But for you to fulfill your role as a leader, ...(Read More)
You see what could be, and what a difference that would make. And if you could, you would change it all by yourself. Right now. But you can’t. It’s going to take more than just you to ignite this meaningful ...(Read More)
Someone I greatly respect cautioned me recently not to use the terms “meaningful” or “purposeful”. “Business leaders won’t get it,” he warned. “They’ll think it’s flaky.” I don’t believe that. Not any more. This pandemic has fundamentally changed how we ...(Read More)
“For the times, they are a-changin’”. Bob Dylan’s words have never been more true, certainly in my lifetime. Change abounds these days. Sometimes it feels like a tidal wave with enough force to crash complete systems and completely disrupt how ...(Read More)
When your days are overloaded with the responsibilities of your role, it’s easy to rationalize that you’re so busy doing that you have no time for anything else. But stop for a second and scan your day for anything that ...(Read More)