4:29 pm 4:29 pm

20 Things a Thanksgiving Turkey and a Leader Have in Common

2019-04-26T15:02:29-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development|

Recently, my marketing specialist challenged me to write a “Thanksgiving blog.” So rather than write about giving thanks, being grateful, or showing gratitude, I decided to do something different. In an effort ....Read more

4:05 pm 4:05 pm

ONE THING You Can Do To Improve Your Leadership Effectiveness

2019-04-26T15:02:29-04:00Career Development, Leadership Development, Personal Development|

It is always surprising to me to hear about organizations that do not promote or support “feedback” for its employees. In one organization I worked with recently, I was told that leadership ....Read more

5:08 pm 5:08 pm


2019-04-26T15:02:15-04:00Career Development, Leadership Development, Personal Development|

That’s a great question and I had no idea until I read A World Gone Social by Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt. According to Coine and Babbett, the Social Age is a ....Read more

4:03 pm 4:03 pm

How do Great Leaders Handle Negative Feedback?

2019-04-26T15:01:48-04:00Career Development, Leadership Development, Personal Development|

The ultimate purpose of giving someone feedback is to help them get better at something … to improve their performance. But often times, feedback and how it is delivered leaves the recipient ....Read more

2:47 am 2:47 am


2019-04-26T15:01:44-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development|

I have had the pleasure of working with many leaders and teams around the country. As they share their success stories, I feel honored and privileged knowing that my coaching and strengths ....Read more

6:08 pm 6:08 pm

“Strengths At Work” ZONE

2019-05-02T13:54:21-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development, Strengths Development|

As a strengths-based coach and facilitator, people often share with me that they have taken the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment but never really did anything with it. While the results were unexpectedly accurate ....Read more

8:12 pm 8:12 pm

3 Reasons Strong Leaders Make Learning a Priority

2019-05-02T13:56:10-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development|

I am so excited and thrilled to announce that I completed my Accelerated Strengths Coach training last week in Omaha at Gallup University. Not only did I learn more about strengths-based leadership ....Read more

6:21 pm 6:21 pm

Powerful Possibilities When You Do ‘Something’

2019-05-02T14:04:09-04:00Leadership Development, Personal Development, Team Development|

Several months ago at a training event a manager at my table was complaining about her team. She said they were “high-maintenance” and they drained so much energy from her that she ....Read more