Leadership Renewal – A Guide to Rest and Reset

As the buds bloom and daylight stretches a bit longer each day, we sense the invigorating promise of spring break on the horizon. There is a palpable air of transition. I can’t think of a better time for us, as leaders, to mirror nature’s cue for rejuvenation. Reflecting on Leadership and Self-Care. It is easy […]

Pattern Recognition

Pattern recognition is something most of us take for granted because it is part of our everyday lives and plays a significant role in how we make sense of things in the world. As humans, our brains are hardwired for pattern recognition because it is how we learn and solve problems. For example, if I […]

Wellness and Leadership 

The idea of wellness is not new. We all know what it means and why it is crucial for our personal and professional lives. However, committing to wellness can be challenging for many of us because it requires us to make physical and behavioral changes, which can be difficult to achieve due to our entrenched […]

Managing Your Energy Bar

About a year ago, one of my colleagues requested to shadow me at work for a day. It was an eye-opening experience as I became more aware of how I approach each moment of my workday and how I manage my energy throughout the day. One of the things that I am very conscious about […]

What Skeletons Are in Your Leadership Closet?

When coaching leaders, one of the topics that I always explore is how one’s inner game has a significant impact on one’s outer game. The inner game ‘skeletons in the closet’ can hinder leaders from achieving their full potential. We all have skeletons in our closets; however, sometimes, we can’t identify them without delving deep, […]

Hope is Not a Strategy

Growing up, my father taught me a valuable lesson that has stayed with me. He would often remind me that hope is not a strategy. As someone who always had high hopes and big dreams, I realized later in life that my father intended to motivate me to action to achieve my goals. It was […]

Nurturing Creativity as a Leader

Effective leadership requires inspiring and motivating people to collaborate toward a shared objective. As leaders, we need a combination of skills, knowledge, and personal attributes to achieve success. Many leaders neglect an essential factor that can enhance their leadership and amplify business outcomes. Creativity! Creativity is a powerful tool that can unlock new solutions, ideas, […]

The Power of “Thinking Time” for Leaders

As leaders, every decision we make has costs and benefits, including how we spend our time. For several reasons, leaders need help carving out time to think and be strategic. Sometimes, it is just a lack of discipline; at other times, it is simply procrastination, but frequently, it is the unrelenting nature of our calendars. […]

Testing Assumptions

One of the greatest lessons I have learned in my leadership journey is that I often make assumptions by creating my own narrative between data points. These assumptions can lead me to draw wrong conclusions, make poor decisions, and have negative feelings toward others. As a leader or manager, it’s natural to want to make […]

Cultivating Your Learning Mindset

It takes more than having good management skills and experience to be a successful leader in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world. A learning mindset is crucial. The ability to learn, unlearn, and relearn to adapt to the challenges of the constantly evolving landscape is a critical skill that all leaders need to cultivate. Developing a […]

Self-Doubt

Being a manager or leader can be challenging, involving tough decisions, tight deadlines, and high expectations. It is natural to question our abilities when faced with making the right choices. Many managers and leaders feel that their success hinges on every decision they make. Unfortunately, self-doubt can hinder productivity and confidence in our leadership potential. […]

The Cost of Staying Under the Radar.

It is common for individuals in the workplace to strive for success and long-term growth. Simply working hard may not always guarantee a promotion or career advancement. If you want to stand out at work, it is most likely not enough to show up and do your job. To truly excel in your career and […]

Wars, Battles, and Skirmishes

A mantra I live by as a leader is prioritizing winning the war for my teams, knowing it means losing some battles and skirmishes along the way. Distractions can easily veer one off course, but I make it a point to stay focused on my ultimate goal and embrace obstacles. Doing this has taken time […]

Do you say “yes” too often?

How many times do you say “yes” to a request only to find yourself stressed or in a time crunch? Are you the person everyone knows will say “yes” when asked to do something? What do you think motivates this type of behavior? While saying “yes” and sorting out details later can be effective in […]

Network much?

What is the most effective way to find a job? How can you have a positive impact on your career? How can you build more meaningful relationships professionally? The answer to these three questions is by building your network! So, why is it that in a recent study by Marketing Expertus, only 25% of professionals […]

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