Our Power and Responsibility to Decrease Discrimination at Work

In the news, on LinkedIn, as I talk to clients I’m hearing the statements companies are making in support of promoting diversity and inclusion. I’m heartened by the donations being made, diversity data being made public, and the commitments to learn and do more. These are great steps; however,  lasting transformation starts with leaders doing our part to change the … Read More

Attend to Yourself First to Lead Through Systemic Racism

Across the world, people are taking to the streets and taking a knee to protest systemic racism. The images seen in videos and print will be forever burnt into our minds. Protests aren’t just happening in our city centers, I watch on Facebook as the comments become the space for wars of words of what’s right or wrong. Clients have … Read More

Navigating the Pendulum of Shame, Blame, and Anger

At work and in life, we long to be heard, respected, considered, and seen. It’s the dignity all women and men deserve. I speak with so many female leaders that stay quiet. Through cultural conditioning, inherited family systems, and false beliefs they’ve taken on. We stay quiet. What I hear… “I’ll hurt someone.” “I don’t know enough.” “I’m not ____ … Read More

Choose the Right Executive Coach For You

Maybe you’ve heard about coaching and are curious about what it is and if it’s right for you. If you type “coaching” into Google search you’ll find definitions, links to learn coaching as a skill, and common coaching questions. Type in executive coaching and it’s a mix of coaching agencies and universities marketing their Executive Coaching Programs. For many of … Read More

Unlock Confidence. Define Success For Yourself.

Over 70% of the population, both women and men, report feeling like impostors at work. Doubt, insecurity, and fear hold us back. We set goals and expectations for ourselves, of how we should be. Then when doubt shows up or we don’t do the thing we “should” do, we judge ourselves and line up all the data to prove that … Read More

Your 2020 Personal Guide to Thrive

If you ask any leader, they will tell you how rewarding it is to see their team grow and accomplish their goals.    There is a certain pride that is gained when you inspire and motivate others.    Then there is the reality of leadership.   Leadership requires responsibility and accountability. With today’s business challenges, this is far from easy. … Read More

Let’s Thrive in 2020, Together

Happy New Year!It’s only been a week into 2020. How’s your first week been? I’m energized and the creativity is flowing for all that I want to create before the Spring comes. I hope, like me, you feel the momentum of the new year and are using it to make changes in your life and dream new dreams. At the … Read More

Be With Your Feelings First

Our brains love to tell stories! Our brains are masters at it. Stories are how we organize our thoughts and explain the emotions our bodies feel. It’s natural for us to want to make sense of the world around us and the world within us.If you meditate you know what I mean. As a beginning meditator, you are told to find a comfortable sitting … Read More

Tending to Diversity & Inclusion As a Leader

For those who haven’t met me, I have a mixed heritage. My mother is Korean and my father is a mix of Europe, but mostly German and English. While in the Air Force with orders in Korea, my father met my mother, married, and had me once they were back in the states. My parents divorced when I was a … Read More

Prepare For Your Next Promotion

As we head into the last months of the year, companies begin to plan their end of year reviews and leaders begin to envision the goals they would like to tackle next year. If you’ve realized you are ready for more responsibility and to take on bigger challenges as a leader, or you want to get ready than read on … Read More