Best Practice

May 5, 2020
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Strategies for career transformation in a COVID-19 world

If you came into 2020 with the intention to proactively transform your career this year, you may be feeling a bit thwarted by now.  We came […]
April 1, 2020
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Career opportunity in the time of COVID-19: How to maximize exploratory conversations

We are living in an unprecedented time, one that is impacting our livelihood, how our children learn, how we connect with others, the future of our […]
March 26, 2020
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Five steps to create effective virtual one-on-one meetings with your manager

Good news:  conducting virtual one-on-ones with your manager can provide opportunities to rethink and recraft the agenda to make meetings a truly useful interchange. Why? Because […]
March 5, 2020
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Leadership best practice: 7 tips to network your way to greater influence

Networking tends to go by the wayside when one is employed. In fact, I find it to be one of the most underutilized – and powerful […]
February 5, 2020
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Leadership best practice: Read the room to transform your success

Many of the technical leaders I coach aspire to have more influence and impact. At the same time, they have invested heavily in their technical abilities, […]
January 8, 2020
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A different approach to the new year

Although I make my living as a coach helping executives create the work-life and impact they want, the new year “let-me-share-the-blueprint-for-starting-your-year-off-right” stuff makes me a bit […]
November 12, 2019
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Interview: Discovering a Meaningful Second-Act Career

Watch the LinkedIn Live video here. Just like the second act of a play comes after the intermission, a second-act career typically follows a wakeup call. […]
September 6, 2019
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Leadership Best Practice: The Morning Scan

I recently worked with an executive who had woken up to the reality that she needed to develop new ways to wrangle her workload. She was […]