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 Build a better corporate environment for your team?  Find your voice and develop your career story?  Leave a leadership legacy to be proud of?

Please enjoy these insights and approaches to better engage your team, showcase your strengths, and get on a career path that aligns with your passion.

 
How to Manage Yourself Through Uncertainty May 01, 2024

Ever get distracted from all the unknowns? 

I was recently developing a mini workshop for a manager who is worried about how to keep her team on track amid some challenging circumstances. The circumstances: they maybe going through a merger. They are understandably concerned about their...

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Can You Spot the Strength? 🔍 Mar 05, 2024

Can You Spot the Strength?  How to Give Genuine Feedback In the Moment

Imagine if instead of tuning OUT when your colleague is talking, you started tuning IN to their demonstrated strengths?

Here’s a simple exercise I came up with that I’m already feeling the benefits of...

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Avoid Getting Trapped in a False POV Feb 17, 2023

Leadership Lessons I've Learned from Writing Fiction

Along with coaching leaders I also write fiction. My middle grade novel, Keepers of the Pact, comes out this August with Nimbus Publishing.

The final stages of the editing process have been gruelling.

Most people have this storied idea of what...

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How do you Lead a Successful Team? Nov 19, 2021
 

Know Your Why

For fun, I recently joined a women’s soccer team. My neighbor had been asking me to join for a couple of years, telling me how much fun it is. So I finally gave in and signed up.  And even though this is an over-45 team… in the Rec division…. with...

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Are You Back-to-Back-to Back? Avoid the Hybrid Burnout Oct 14, 2021

I was in the middle of writing a blog six months ago predicting an upward trend in the demand for team building. I paused to do a bit of research to back up my prediction. And then, like the movie Jumanji or more recently Free Guy, where Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds finds himself trapped in a...

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Are You Overdoing Your Strengths? How to Dial it Back Oct 23, 2020

Lately, I’ve become a bit obsessed with SPLAT points. It’s part of a tracking system at a gym I joined where you strap on a heart monitor that displays your progress on a large screen as a fitness coach challenges you to stay at a base pace (green zone), a push (orange zone)...

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