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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...
stressed out?

stressed out?

The stress of the Coronavirus quarantine is starting to cause a lot of stress and strain. My clients are noticing that it’s having an impact on how people work together. There’s more tension, stress, butting heads, and impatience with one another. One of the most...
go at your own pace

go at your own pace

In my last blog, I talked about leaning into the challenge of leading right now. I said that this is one of the best times to explore new ways of working, to set yourself up for what comes next. Today I want to revisit that, but with an eye on how you pace that work....
What will you say?

What will you say?

At some point we will emerge from quarantine and move into whatever work will look like going forward. When that time comes, the question is bound to come up, whether it’s in a job interview or a performance review. “Can you tell me about a time when you had to deal...