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April 7, 2022

New Research: The 5 Forces Shaping Work Today—And How To Capitalize On Them

As the world of work continues to morph, my leadership and culture coaching clients find that they simply don’t have time to read extensive—yet helpful—new research. […]
February 12, 2022

New Research on The Real Cause Of The Great Resignation

In April 2021, a record 4 million Americans quit their jobs. Fast-forward to September 2021, and 4.4 million quit in one month alone. Wow. How did we get […]
February 12, 2022

Are Your Listening To What Others’ Emotions Are Saying?

Are you simply communicating? Or are you truly connecting? Listening to the words of another can be tricky enough because we often overlay our interpretation to […]
February 12, 2022

Build A Robust Remote Culture In 2 Simple Steps [Infographics]

“Culture is dynamic, in that it can evolve with new experiences. This change can happen in two ways: as the result of a clear and present […]
February 12, 2022

4 Troubling Workplace Trends – And Brain-Based Tools To Navigate Them [Infographics]

1.     Turnover Tsunami Johnny Taylor, CEO of Society for Human Resource Managers says that 30% annual turnover could be the new normal. Let’s help you have the […]
February 12, 2022

How Stress Changes Your Brain: And What To Do About It [Infographics]

How’s your stress level? Manageable – you get stressed, but it passes pretty quickly, and you sleep well at night. Challenging – you hang on to […]
August 20, 2021

Is A 32 Hour Work Week Best For You?

Do you struggle with work-life balance? Most people do these days. Working from home has blurred the lines, we’re all pivoting so frequently that we are […]
August 20, 2021

What People Really Think About Females In Leadership [Infographics]

We’ve come a long way, baby. Or have we? According to both Gallup’s survey of almost 27 million employees worldwide and a recent survey by Resume […]
August 20, 2021

Love ‘Em Or Lose ‘Em: The Ultimate Stay Interview Guide

What happens when a person leaves? Do you know it in advance? In a prior blog I wrote about the often unknown reasons that blindside employers […]
August 20, 2021

Want More Meaning At Work? Do These 3 Things

Now more than ever we want to find and feel meaning in our work. And a cornerstone of meaningful work is who we are together, how […]
March 22, 2021

5 Steps For Lasting Behavior Change: Get Happier Employees And Better Performance Now [Infographics]

Now is an optimal time for behavior change. The crisis period of the pandemic is starting to fade in the distance, people are feeling more hopeful, […]
February 18, 2021

The Future Of Work: 7 Trends And Tools You Need

I won’t start by saying 2020 was a rough year. We know that already. We know that 2020 brought many businesses to their knees, requiring profound […]
January 23, 2021

Boost The Right Side Of Your Brain For Better Business Results

Are you self-aware? Do you know how you’re feeling at any given time? Can you change your emotional state by choice? If you answered ‘no’ to […]
December 15, 2020

Don’t Make Your Brain Dumb: The Neuroscience Of Success

What makes a person successful? Having a growth mindset? Being a visionary? Being born into the ‘right’ family? These may help, but a healthy brain is […]
November 24, 2020

5 Steps To Get Your Priorities Back On Track Now

Are you focusing on the most important things right now? Or are you distracted, stressed, or in panic mode as so many leaders are? As the pandemic […]
November 18, 2020

Why We Lie, And The Neuroscience Behind It

I’m fine. Of course I love you. I’ll call you.  No, you don’t look fat in those jeans.  We are liars.   All of us.   We lie to save face, […]
October 5, 2020

How to Budget in Uncertain Times

It’s that time of the year again… time to create next year’s budget. Budgeting in the best of times is difficult, and now it’s even more […]
August 27, 2020

Are You Getting Enough Hugs?

Are you getting enough hugs? Virginia Satir, a world-renowned family therapist, is famous for saying “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day […]
August 19, 2020

Beat Zoom Fatigue In 4 Neuroscience-Savvy Steps

Do you often find yourself drifting off after only a few minutes in a Zoom meeting? Why? Most likely it’s because we’re not emotionally engaged at […]
July 3, 2020
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The Neuroscience Of Recruiting: Put The Right Person In The Right Role, Every Time [Infographics]

Why do we make hiring and recruiting mistakes? Or even role assignment/placement mistakes? Often it’s because we’re rushed, we don’t have a process that has been […]
June 5, 2020

Losing It? So Is Everyone Else — Research Provides Answers

Burned out on Zoom meetings or social events, yet still want connection with others? Feeling sick of quarantine, a bit edgy/irritable or depressed with a sense […]
May 2, 2020
Lead Through The Pandemic: Here Are 4 Research-Backed Ways

Lead Through The Pandemic: Here Are 4 Research-Backed Ways

A recent article from Gallup posed a timely question:“How do you lead and inspire employees amid a global pandemic that’s creating anxiety and uncertainty everywhere?” As a leadership […]
April 15, 2020
3 Steps To Navigate Corona

3 Steps All Leaders Must Take To Navigate Corona

Over the last few weeks, the challenges that my executive coaching clients have experienced due to corona, fall into two equally high priority buckets. Professional: Working […]
February 3, 2020
Uplevel Your Culture

Uplevel Your Culture

In today’s workforce, there is an increasing gap in human interaction and connection. In fact, the US Chamber of Commerce recently wrote about the need for […]
January 29, 2020

Reframing Your Job Interview

For many, 2020 will be a year of promise, planning, and potentially even a job change. And we all know that before we can move into […]
January 22, 2020
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Your Top Performers Are Going to Quit (5 Signs You Don’t Want to Miss!)

Have you ever had that sinking feeling that one of your top performers are going to quit? If it’s happened to you before, it’s likely left […]
January 15, 2020
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Take the Truth Challenge!

How much truth do you tell? The whole truth? The partial truth? The preferred truth? What would happen if you took the Truth Challenge and told […]
January 8, 2020

The Power Of Reframing to Revolutionize 2020

Many of us enter a new year with a sense of desire for change. We want things to feel different, and we set resolutions, intentions, or […]
December 30, 2019

5 Ways to Empower Rock Star Employees

CareerBuilder released a survey a few years ago that stated that 21% of workers planned to change jobs in the course of the year. While some of […]
December 23, 2019

76% Of People Think Mentors Are Important, But Only 37% Have One

Many successful people attribute part of their professional success to having a mentor. And even people who haven’t had a mentor tend to agree that mentors […]

June 17, 2014

Stop Being So Predictable As A Leader: 6 Ways to Change this NOW

Does your team “have your number?” Do your kids? Your significant other? Sure they do. Because it only takes a short period of observation to find […]
June 10, 2014

Brain-Based Proof That You’re More Effective Working At Home

It’s time to ditch the office. It’s time to have more control over your brain as you work, and the best way to do that is […]
May 20, 2014

Fix or Fire? Who To Cultivate, Turn Around, Let Go Of At Work

I was thinking the other day of Jack Welsh’s philosophy that people fit into four categories of performance: Live the firm values and do produce: keep […]
June 11, 2012

Are There Ninjas in YOUR Boardroom? How To Prevent Being Blindsided

A ninja (忍者?) or shinobi (忍び?) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan who specialized in unorthodox warfare. –Source: Wikipedia Former HP CEO Leo Apotheker was ousted after 11 months in his role. […]