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 […]
October 6, 2021

An elevator pitch hack – for when your next move feels a bit squishy

If you have been struggling with an intentional career move that is leaving you feeling a bit tongue-tied about how to describe it, remember that most […]
September 8, 2021

The art of talking about yourself: 4 qualities to a superior interview

Your goal when interviewing for a new job is to inspire confidence in your audience. You want to resonate as the ideal candidate.  In my experience, […]
August 5, 2021

Career design: avoid this mistake when choosing your target role

As an executive career coach, a common question people ask me is, “How do I decide what direction to head next in my career?” This inquiry […]

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