Alida Zweidler-McKay, Author at ZM Coach
check out this great example…

check out this great example…

In the midst of the protests happening around the country highlighting police brutality and racial injustice, former President Barack Obama launched a discussion on reimagining policing. Watching his talk, I felt inspired, engaged and hopeful. I walked away convinced...
Vital Pyramid

Vital Pyramid

Stepping into a leadership role brings a number of challenges: Gaining credibility with your new boss and company leadership Building new (or different) relationships with your new team members, including some who may have applied for the job you now hold Getting to...
Leadership in the gig economy, part 2

Leadership in the gig economy, part 2

A few days ago, I wrote about how companies these days simply aren’t investing in leadership development for their people. I cited a 2018 study by West Monroe Partners found that 59% of people managing 1 – 2 people, and 41% of those managing 3- 5 people had no...
Leadership development in the gig economy

Leadership development in the gig economy

I had a call the other day with someone who was struggling with her transition to a management role. She had been an amazing individual contributor for a few years, and had earned the bonuses and recognition that went along with that. She was hard working, loyal and...
leading your team out of conflict

leading your team out of conflict

When we’re in conflict with someone, our view of them can become distorted. Rather than seeing them as a whole person who has some strengths and some weaknesses, our view narrows down. They become a caricature to us, with certain unflattering features highlighted and...