Secrets to make decisions effectively

Did you know to make decisions effectively, knowing yourself well¬†forms the foundation? It’s true. Think about it. We perceive the world through our personal lenses. We measure those perceptions against our values and then we act. This happens continually and...

Planning next steps — Must get personal

Why get personal when planning next steps? As a professional, business leader, or manager you can expect better results when you clearly know your strengths weaknesses, talents and blind spots when planning next steps. Just like a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses,...

5 signs it's time to up your game

I’ve often asked myself, “What exactly does it mean to ‘up your game?'” According to urban dictionary, ” A phrase that you say to someone when you want them to be better at what they’re doing.” Another definition is “to...

Do you measure up? Be certain.

How to measure up when you find yourself in a new role or job. You have a choice to make. Take positive action, sit back and wait for things to work themselves out or try harder. One way or another you will be assessed to see if you measure up. Angela told me during...

7 key Leadership Traits you need

Have you ever wondered if you have the right leadership traits? Me too. Here are some leadership traits I’ve heard over my career. Be highly knowledgeable. (knowledge is power). Put in the time. Do the due diligence. Be a strong decision maker. Have charismatic...

I don't know – red flags and levels of learning

Admitting I don’t know creates such anxiety. Managers, group leaders and professionals cannot admit and say “I don’t know.” I suppose there’s an unwritten rule about it. I don’t even want to speculate about where this rule came...