May 10, 2023

The Way Forward is CLEAR: A Framework for Effective Decision-Making and Action

CLEAR stands for Clarify – Learn – Evaluate – Act – Refine. I created this decision-making process to guide executives through resolving any strategic question or […]
March 10, 2023

The year of living gently

During a recent meeting of CEOs, the idea of 2023 being “the year of living gently” came up. Stemming from the Lunar Year of the Rabbit, […]
January 18, 2023

Set up the scaffolding you need to be successful

You exponentially increase your chance of success by building the structure and support you need around you. To achieve a sense of fulfillment, impact, and success […]
December 2, 2022

Be Willing to Surrender

My all-time favorite guided meditation is by storyteller and meditation teacher Sarah Blondin; I’ve listened to her 8-minute “Learning to Surrender” meditation so many times I […]
November 15, 2022

Focus on getting to “good enough”

Getting to where you are in your career involves you setting high expectations for yourself and being unwilling to settle for less than meeting them. However, […]
October 19, 2022

Try three things, three ways, three times

When you put yourself out there to connect with other leaders in positions to help you, it takes courage. If you are an introvert, new to […]
September 3, 2022

The choice: pursue career delight OR what others expect of you

I hear this all the time: you want to make a professional pivot to work that feels more fulfilling, but you are afraid of what others […]
July 20, 2022

Leadership Trap: No fuel in the tank

As the alarm chirped, Robin reflexively hit the snooze button. Thirty minutes later, she felt the fog of sleep lift and a sense of heaviness descend […]
May 11, 2022

Success Strategy:  Become an expert observer to excel in your leadership skills

One of my favorite images to help understand the value of observation comes from Ronald Heifetz’s Leadership on the Line. Heifetz talks about the importance of […]
March 7, 2022

Five strategies to negotiate for what you’re worth

Even if you are a seasoned negotiator, it can be challenging to negotiate in response to a job offer – or even to uplevel the job […]
January 31, 2022

Have trouble saying no? Try this.

You may find it tricky to say “No” to your colleagues, family members, or friends, even when you don’t want to do what is being asked […]
December 9, 2021

The best leaders do this: stare out the window

One of the most energizing ways to become more effective as a leader is to make staring out the window time a regular part of your […]

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