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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 […]
December 16, 2019
Listener

3 Practices To Become A Great Listener

Are any of these phrases familiar to you? If so, you may need to brush up on what it means to be a great listener. “You […]
December 9, 2019
a more creative team

Want A More Creative Team? Help Them Be More Mindful

Recently our team had tons of complex deadlines where they were doing work that was new to them. New challenges, new people to collaborate with, new […]
December 2, 2019
VAK Anchoring

Use VAK Anchoring to Change Your Life

All day, every day, our systems are flooded with sensory information. These visual, auditory, and kinesthetic cues often recall our beliefs about the world and ourselves (our […]
November 18, 2019
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Strategy Myths & Tools

We all know that setting a strategy matters. It’s one of the first steps to steer your company to achieve its goals and fulfill its mission. […]
November 11, 2019
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Boost Your Brain Power With More Sleep

What if 20 more minutes of sleep could boost your brain and improve your work performance 2-3x? Would you make more of an effort to get […]

December 7, 2009

Value Boosting — Putting the Fun in Funding!

Okay, here’s where we talk about Value Boosting! All too often banks, potential investors, and creditors will determine a company’s value based on financial statements. This […]
May 28, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business – Part Two – The Business Model

Let’s talk about your business model. But before I drill down into it, it’s story time: I spoke recently with two entrepreneurs. They’d built successful companies […]
May 28, 2009

Focus on Growing your Business

I know we talk about business model a lot, but there’s simply no way to get around the BASICS of growing your business.  To expand your […]
May 25, 2009

Monday Q&A – Writing a Marketing Plan to Attract VC’s

Well, it’s Monday Q&A again!  Here’s one of my favorite questions from my last free biz-building call because it’s focused on FINANCING – one of the […]
May 22, 2009

Q&A Friday: Building A Great Email or Newsletter List

Here’s another great Friday Q&A to offer you strategies for success that will TRULY build your online presence AND your revenue. Q: How to build an email list. […]
May 21, 2009

Building a Branded Expertise (and yes, you are an expert!)

There are so many ways to poise yourself as an expert in your field.  The first step is, of course, to decide what your field is!  […]
May 19, 2009

Social Networking Tips – Maximizing your Facebook Profile

Okay, here’s my usual Wednesday Disclaimer:  For those of you who have run past your 5K friend limit on Facebook, have a rockin’ FB Group and […]
May 19, 2009

Some Quick and Dirty Advice on Networking and Branding – Creating a Signature to Remember

One of the simplest ways to promote yourself (and easiest to forget) is your signature line.  Okay, email is the obvious, but besides your website, be […]
May 18, 2009

Harvesting a Great Team – Part Two

Okay, like I started to tell you this morning, NOW is an amazing time to ADD to your staff.  There are a TON of biz-building stars […]