Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show?

Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show? 3 things reality shows may just teach us about inter-personal communications in the workplace. You may not believe me, but there are a few things to be learned from reality show communications – as long you temper them down to face reality and Read more about Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show?[…]

Oops – Mistakes that turned out all right.

Yesterday I was a guest on the Experience Pros radio show, and co-hosts Eric Reamer & Angel Tuccy and I spoke about how often someone thinks a critical conversation will go so much worse than it really will. All that thinking about what could happen prevents us from actually making things happen. This week I Read more about Oops – Mistakes that turned out all right.[…]

Being a leader at life and work: My interview on the Heather Hans show

I was thrilled to have the change to speak with Heather Hans on her show – the Heather Hans Show (great name!).  Heather Hans is a healer of loving energy for the heart, mind, body,  and soul.  She is the most gracious, compassionate, and peaceful individual out there. We talk about leadership, being a leader in Read more about Being a leader at life and work: My interview on the Heather Hans show[…]

The Collaborative Leader

Great leaders know that it takes much more than goal setting, supplying resources, and measuring performance to create a culture that thrives on results, respect, and collaboration. But how do you create this type of a culture? Outside of opening your door and listening to what employees are saying, a great place to start is Read more about The Collaborative Leader[…]

Note to self: Try something new more often.

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to do a testing shoot for a training video with an amazing 15-year old start up called Lynda.com.  Who knows the outcome, but here are a few things I learned: 1) Doing something new can be nerve-wracking and energizing all at the same time. Yes, I was a Read more about Note to self: Try something new more often.[…]

Chase the right things.

I have heard this quote a few times, but usually never slowed down enough to listen.  Now is the time to slow down, chase the right dreams, and succeed like crazy.

Have we all lost our patience? (And how to get it back!)

As the mom of two young boys, last week I was absolutely dumbstruck to hear about a crying little boy being slapped and called a horrible racial slur as his little ears were bursting on a flight earlier this month from Minnesota to Atlanta. When I hear kids crying on flights my first thought is: Read more about Have we all lost our patience? (And how to get it back!)[…]