Are You Following These Tips to Boost Leadership & Productivity DNA?
17 Sep

Are You Following These Tips to Boost Leadership & Productivity DNA?

Businesses and entrepreneurs spend increasing amounts of time, money, and effort to raise the levels of their productivity. Those that are smart and strategic also invest in the same way to enhance their leadership capability. That’s how you make yourself more sustainably competitive and profitable, and how you attract the best clients, vendors, employees, and […]

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To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture
05 Feb

To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture

Whether we want to admit it or not, company culture does matter. It seeps into the hearts and minds of everyone on your team, to become an essential component of your organizational DNA. I learned about company culture, and its unwritten rules, while still in college. I was working an internship for Ashland Chemical, as […]

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Cure Toxic Team Issues with Visionary Leadership Strategies
30 Oct

Cure Toxic Team Issues with Visionary Leadership Strategies

My 360 assessments or shadowing of leaders in real-time as they interact with teams often reveals the root cause of many problems. Executives may have a detrimental impact on the workplace without realizing it. Deep-seeded negative habits are like contagious pathogens. Put a leader who has mindset issues in charge of high-value talent and that […]

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Mental Fuel to Supercharge Leadership Growth
28 Aug

Mental Fuel to Supercharge Leadership Growth

I’ve personally had to go through several levels of transformational change, at multiple times during my leadership career. Once I was assigned a lateral promotion, which would be disappointing to most ambitious executives. But I decided to see it instead as a rare opportunity to broaden the breadth and scope of my leadership experience, vision, […]

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Top Leadership Secrets to Design Dynamic Cooperative Teams
14 Aug

Top Leadership Secrets to Design Dynamic Cooperative Teams

Have you ever been part of a team that just didn’t quite gel? Everyone is in the same boat, but can’t manage to row together in synch, to move the project upstream. Oftentimes that happens after receiving a promotion, moving to a new department, or accepting a position at a different company. Maybe there’s plenty […]

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Simply Volunteer to Supercharge Your Leadership
31 Jul

Simply Volunteer to Supercharge Your Leadership

Recently, my husband Marc and I volunteered to work at Trinity Church Soup Kitchen in downtown Atlanta.  They’ve served meals to the disadvantaged since the 1950s. The day-long experience reaffirmed the truth that when you give of yourself to those in need, you get something much greater in return. We helped prepare food, transport it […]

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You Need to Stop Dreaming and Start Achieving Powerful Promotions
26 Jun

You Need to Stop Dreaming and Start Achieving Powerful Promotions

Early in my career at Federated Department Stores it was my dream to lead large teams. But then my bosses told me that I was an introvert, and that I did not possess a leadership personality. They said I should focus my energy and talent elsewhere. You can imagine how devastated that made me feel. […]

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Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change
20 Feb

Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change

Leading a team through a company merger or acquisition is like being the ship captain when a hurricane hits on the open seas. But you better get prepared. Almost all the large companies where I work as a consultant and executive coach either experienced those tumultuous changes last year or are currently undergoing them. The […]

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Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?
23 Jan

Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?

Career promotion is not a one-time-only event. You don’t achieve an upward high-level career move and automatically remain there, coasting along. You have to be fully developed and prepared. Otherwise the reward of greater responsibility can be a liability in disguise. It will expose your lack of readiness just as you enter the bright spotlight […]

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Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?
07 Nov

Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?

A few weeks ago Hollywood was rocked by revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual misconduct…including alleged rape. The powerful Weinstein Group saw its brand value and legendary reputation plummet overnight. Now the list of people accused across multiple industries is growing day by day. The Wall Street Journal just reported that Fidelity Investments, one of […]

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