A Checklist for the First 90 Days on the Job

By |April 4th, 2017|Leadership|Comments Off on A Checklist for the First 90 Days on the Job

Before your first day, think about your professional brand for this role.  What do you want people to know about you?  What can they depend on you for?  What past experience do you have that could help them?

Consider what you already know about the purpose for and the responsibilities of this role.  Who will […]

Tips and Resources for Women in Developing Leadership

By |March 5th, 2017|Leadership|Comments Off on Tips and Resources for Women in Developing Leadership

What I’ve seen work during my 14+ years as a corporate executive, and now 13+ years as an Executive Coach, are the following techniques:

 Make sure you have a successor.  If you don’t, you’ll never be able to move on to your next assignment.  Make developing your team and succession planning a priority, and […]

What is Leadership Agility?

By |July 6th, 2016|Leadership, Leadership Agility, VUCA|Comments Off on What is Leadership Agility?

Leadership is setting the vision and direction, while motivating and fully utilizing all resources at your disposal to make that vision a reality. The most important leadership skill to have is the ability to flex in whatever way is required by the situation you find yourself in.

This has been termed “Leadership Agility”. It’s more […]

How Do You Stay Motivated as a Leader?

By |June 3rd, 2016|Leadership|Comments Off on How Do You Stay Motivated as a Leader?

I’m not sure we can ever really take 100% responsibility for keeping our team engaged and motivated.  They need to help too.  We’ve all been in situations where we are treating all our folks the same way, and some are upbeat and energized and others are just plain miserable.  We can’t force anyone to […]