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From Self-Talk to Self-Awareness: 16 Ways To Grow

From Self-Talk to Self-Awareness: 16 Ways To Grow

At home, getting ready for a day at the Korean Spa (a well-priced cultural experience I recommend for anyone who’s okay with different), irritation mounted as every sip Yvette took from her coffee cup grew louder in my ear. “Stop sipping your coffee so loud,” I said,...

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Two Clear Strategies To Getting Women Promoted

Two Clear Strategies To Getting Women Promoted

The Washington Business Journal asked, “What is the one thing that must change for more women to get promoted to leadership roles in organizations?” Like you (and me, frankly… there’s a reason I study this stuff!), the Journal wants some simple answers to the...

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Eliminate This Word If You’re In Leadership

Eliminate This Word If You’re In Leadership

If there was one word you could eliminate from your vocabulary that would dramatically improve productivity and engagement, would you eliminate it? I would hope so. Here’s the word: Should. I should have known that. I should have done something differently. They...

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Why You Should Choose Your Challenges in 2020

Why You Should Choose Your Challenges in 2020

Life can be hard. Whether we like it or not, life gives us difficulties to overcome (some more than others). Turns out, we need challenges in order to grow. If there’s no challenge, there’s little to no growth. Challenge, mixed with awareness, willingness, and courage...

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How To Get Your Team To Give Their Best

How To Get Your Team To Give Their Best

 Increasing the sustainability, productivity, and engagement of your team Thousands of hikers take to the Appalachian Trail (AT) every year, traveling 2,190 miles from Georgia to Maine. For some, giving their best means simply going out on the trail for a day,...

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Are You Heeding The Warning Signs?

Are You Heeding The Warning Signs?

Wanting to Do What I Wanted To Do It was 1pm when I finally arrived at the beach in Lewes, Delaware. I had driven three hours, checked into my AirB&B, and was ready for a swim in the rejuvenating salt of the ocean. As I popped my trunk to get my swim bag, I heard...

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Retaining Good People: 4 Key Steps

Retaining Good People: 4 Key Steps

Trouble Retaining Good People On Your Teams Or In Your Company? Here are 4 key steps to fixing the issue (as well as other ways of retaining your top talent). Traditional advice from sources like the Wall Street Journal for how to retain employees and top talent...

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Which is more important?  Theory or Practice

Which is more important? Theory or Practice

When you want to do anything in life, there's a good chance in today's day and age that someone has made a YouTube video or written a tutorial about how to do it. There is no shortage of available information for us to digest today. In fact, we have so much...

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