what are people looking for

What are you looking for?  Professionally?  Personally?  I heard once that there are three things that drive a person to a higher level of performance.  These are three things that every person is looking for, whether they are aware of it or not. What are people looking for? The threeRead More →

listen to be heard

Effective communications are critical at this time.  That, along with empathy, are identified as the two most important leadership traits needed in a crisis.  When it comes to effective communications, sometimes you have to listen to be heard.  How’s that? Can you imagine a more stressful role than being theRead More →

Power of the Pivot

Everyone is talking about “pivots”. But what does that mean? And how can a company successfully make a pivot during such a time of unrest?  I recently delivered a workshop on the art of pivoting called “the power of the pivot“.  You can access the video from the form onRead More →

building resilience

Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. It is fundamentally a system property. It refers to the magnitude of change or disturbance that a system can experience without shifting into an alternate state that has different structural and functional properties.  Building resilience is necessary forRead More →

Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is defined as the ability to sense, understand, and effectively apply emotions to be more collaborative and productive with others. It also has been proven that people with high EQ have better MENTAL HEALTH, higher JOB PERFORMANCE and make BETTER LEADERS.  EQ can be learned, andRead More →

courage to listen

Winston Churchill once said “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”  Listening takes courage. Listening makes you vulnerable.  It makes you put others first.  By listening, you are putting your self-interest aside, and putting the needsRead More →