Do You Have A Posse At Work?

By | May 23rd, 2016|Remarkable Results, Teams, Women, Your Emotional Self|

First, by the term "posse," I am not talking about a group that somehow attempts to enforce the law. I am talking about a group of people who come together naturally with the same interests and form a bond of [...]

Are You Free?

By | April 25th, 2016|Careers, Idea Generation, Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Women, Your Emotional Self|

This weekend was Passover, and we hosted a seder for fifteen at our house. The story of the Jewish slaves regaining their freedom from Egypt is a powerful one. In all the food courses, song, readings, and children desperately trying [...]

Listening With the Third Ear

By | July 13th, 2015|Building Capability, Creation Process, Leaders, People Are Funny, Remarkable Results, Teams, Women, Your Emotional Self|

Photo by Erix! on Creative Commons I am re-posting this piece today that I wrote in July 2012. This week, I will be working on listening with my third ear. Do you listen carefully to key people in [...]

Can You Be Influential Without A Relationship?

By | February 22nd, 2015|Co-Creators, Intention, Leaders, People Are Funny, Remarkable Results, Strategic Influencing, Teams, Women|

I have been working with teams and leaders on becoming more influential for many years. As I've done the work, a number of human realities have emerged in my conversations with you: Understand. We don't really know our key stakeholders very [...]

Have You Dropped The Ball On Your Commitment to YOU?

By | July 14th, 2014|Intention, Leaders, Women, Your Emotional Self|

I was thinking about what to write about this week and took a look at some of my past posts on the topic of "being more intentional." Just perusing the titles made my stomach flip when I saw Three Words [...]

I Thought I’d Be Further Along By Now

By | March 30th, 2014|Careers, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Women, Work-Life Segments, Your Emotional Self|

Honestly, when I stop to think, I imagined my self to be much further along in life by now... In my financial resources. In parenting. In my contribution to clients. As a prominent expert. As a world citizen. This month, [...]

What’s Your Personal Strategic Platform?

By | September 9th, 2013|Building Capability, Careers, Conversations, Women|

Can you quickly articulate your unique "platform" for personal success? The platform is like a stage for your delivery to a particular audience. Think about it. You show up in every job you do. You create the results you do. [...]

The Power Of Understanding People

By | August 5th, 2013|Conversations, General, Leaders, People Are Funny, Teams, Women, Your Emotional Self|

Everyday in my work and in my life, I am reminded of just how powerful it is to understand a person who matters to me. The person may matter to my business results or career. The person may matter to [...]

Can You Walk On Thick Carpets?

By | April 29th, 2013|Building Capability, Careers, Conversations, General, Intention, Women, Your Emotional Self|

Last week, I spoke in a webinar for women at all levels within a client on the topic of "Executive Presence." As I prepared the talk, I realized that everything I had to say was true for men as well [...]