As the ball drops on New Year’s Eve in Times Square, another year begins. However, coming off a year like 2020 may have you feeling more than uneasy about what 2021 has in store. Many of the challenges and lessons learned this year will carry over, yet there is still so much uncertainty in the [...]Read more Leadership Lessons From A Year Like No Other: What Will You Take Into 2021?
When it comes to a team, the greater the diversity – the greater the innovation. By nature, we tend to gravitate to those who look and think like us – usually from the same racial or socioeconomic background. Unfortunately, the more we surround ourselves with those just like us, the greater the [...]Read more Diversity in Leadership Leads to Innovation
Stand Out as a Leader Uncertain times. You probably hear this phrase several times a day. The impact of COVID19 continues to be felt around the globe. It is impacting just about every aspect of our lives. As we emerge on the other side of “the curve”, our nation is in a heated debate on […]Read more The Power of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership in Times of Crisis
We’ve all been there in our careers. One day, you look around and realize something just feels wrong. The tension between employees can be cut with a knife. The tone of certain people’s voices seems strikingly insincere. The mood in the office seems joyless. In my career, I’ve experienced a [...]Read more Can You Fix a Toxic Work Culture Without Firing Your Team?
While most companies claim that gender diversity is a high priority, statistics tell a different story for working women. Globally, women have more access to education and more social mobility than ever before. If education and ambition were the sole indicators of leadership, every second [...]Read more It’s Time for a New Discussion on “Women in Leadership”
Regardless of our role, we all want to work with people who truly value our input. As leaders, it’s our responsibility to craft workplaces which promote a “speak up culture” where everyone feels supported enough to express their opinions, and where they can be confident that their contributions [...]Read more Is Your Company Culture Helping or Hindering Employees from Speaking Up?
The 2019 Wild New World Report shares that trust in CEOs has reached an all-time low. Of course, this decline in confidence in CEOs is not attributed to one simple change, but rather, a more significant symptom of an unstable political climate and perceived reluctance of governments to properly [...]Read more How to Cultivate Trust and Build Rapport as a Best-In-Class CEO
What is the secret to team member engagement? That is a question every organization is asking. Just search Google for engagement, and you’ll see from the 35 million results displayed that it’s a topic companies continue to wrestle with. From free coffee in the morning to nap pods in the [...]Read more Trust, Value, and Culture: The Engagement Trifecta
highly emotionally intelligent leaders are more productive, motivate their teams more effectively, and make better decisions. Employ mindfulness in your everyday leadership, and you will no doubt raise your emotional intelligence.Read more Using Mindfulness to Strengthen Emotional Intelligence
Developing and strengthening emotional intelligence requires mindfulness. Mindfulness is a state of active, conscious focus on the moment; it improves our ability to have big ideas.Read more Why Emotional Intelligence Is Not Enough: The Mindfulness Connection