Prepare For Your Next Promotion

As you prepare for your next promotion, it’s important to know that every company treats promotions differently. If you’d like to learn more about understanding your companies view of promotion, I recommend reading a previous post entitled, Get Promoted. Start By Understanding Your Company’s Requirements. In it, I share my knowledge working in Human Resources and what I learned about … Read More

Get Promoted. Start By Understanding Your Company’s Requirements

Get Promoted

When you were hired, there’s a good chance that you read a job description with a list of responsibilities, job requirements, and preferred experiences. Each job has it’s place on a job ladder.  A management ladder may look like Manager 1, Manager 2, Sr. Manager, Director, Sr. Director, VP, Sr. VP, and C Suite. Each step of the ladder has … Read More

Networking When You Don’t Feel Confident- Part Two

Table of Coffee Cups

As part of my work, I try to regularly attend different networking events each month. The type of events vary, some are free, some are paid, and some are curated. A great way to find different events is by looking for professional associations or groups attached to your career, groups from women in leadership, or events on Eventbrite and meetup. … Read More

Networking When You Don’t Feel Confident- Part One

In this, Part 1, I’ll share ways you may need to change your stories about networking to give networking a try. Besides replacing the word networking with connecting in my head there is another switch that I recommend. Instead of labeling the nervous energy and stress as anxiety, label it as excitement. So now when I feel anxiety before I … Read More

10 Ways to Become Better at Time Management- Part Two

Who wouldn’t want more time? More time to get work done, to spend with family or to get to the gym. Having good time management skills and being able to accurately estimate time and complete tasks is a critical skill for any leader. In Part 2 of 10 Ways to Become Better at Time Management, you’ll learn the habits and … Read More

10 Ways to Become Better at Time Management- Part One

Jar of Shells

Not to be morbid but let’s go back to your deathbed. As you look back at your life; what relationships, accomplishments, and activities are most important to you? Those are your life goals. When I start working with a new client I ask them to reflect on their lives and assess where they are. I invite you to use this … Read More

6 Practices to Change Your Language and Get More of What You Want

Language is more than black ink on a piece of paper or words casually said. Language defines the way we see ourselves, others and the world. It influences our mood, our thoughts, and perspective. It defines the way we see, we interact, and what we believe. Here are some examples of how language can impact our perception. My wish is … Read More

9 Lessons Being an Entrepreneur Has Taught Me about Leadership

#1- It’s up to you! All the entrepreneurs I’ve met, including myself, have all created business’ based on their passion and a problem they want to solve. The idea is based on who they are and how they see the world. It becomes the foundation of the company and its vision (the dream) and mission (how the dream will be … Read More

Change Starts With You and Me. It’s Time to Speak Up.

Many of us are so often doing things in a state of reaction, or because of shame and we don’t realize we are. Shame and guilt pervade our days, that we don’t realize how much of our lives is dictated by other people’s beliefs and expectations. Here are some personal examples from my life that you may relate to. We … Read More