I get your world and I want to help you win at work.

I get your world and I want to help you win at work.

Every month, I dive deep to share insights and action steps that will shift your perspective and renew your faith in what’s possible. Receive these directly in your inbox by subscribing here.

Sometimes, a few simple practices are all it takes to produce profound change.

An Antidote to Fatigue in Uncertain Times

As you’re adjusting to the new reality in the coronavirus situation, you may be feeling some fatigue. That’s natural. Living in uncertainty, taking in new circumstances each day, worrying about loved ones, and the future – these things all take their toll. As a...

Taking up Leadership During Times of Uncertainty

Leading a team during a period of uncertainty is always a challenge.  If you are new to your role, it’s even more so. You may still be getting a feel for your new responsibilities, and on your team, people may not know how to trust you yet. Here are some ideas to...

I thought roller coasters were supposed to be fun…

In response to my recent piece about work being like a spinning merry-go-round, a former neighbor and friend pointed out that another all-too-familiar metaphor for work these days is the roller coaster. He’s in the oil and gas industry, where ongoing uncertainty in...

I thought roller coasters were supposed to be fun…

Is life in your company like riding a giant roller coaster? Some days, it’s fun and exciting. Other days, you’re being thrown around in gut-wrenching twists and turns, that leave you feeling anxious and insecure. In this video, we’ll look at three strategies you can...

Is work spinning out of control?

When I was a kid, playgrounds had these merry-go-rounds on them. They weren’t carousels with the jumping horses and music that were found at the county fair. They were simple, kid-powered, spinning group toys. There were bars along the edge that you would hold onto as...

When work/life balance feels like a no-win situation

It’s 4 pm on a Tuesday and you promised your kid you’d be at their game this afternoon. You need to leave soon if you’re going to make it on time, but there’s this report that also has to get out the door, and your last meeting ran over. You’re sweating bullets,...

Every month, I dive deep to share insights and action steps that will shift your perspective and renew your faith in what’s possible. Receive these directly in your inbox by subscribing here.

Have you ever had a challenging coworker?

Have you ever butted heads with someone so badly at work that it made you kind of crazy? Every time you meet with them it seems you’re coming at the issues from opposite points of view. The conversation circles around, going nowhere until you’re ready to give up in...

When Your Boss is “Meh”…

Having the support of your boss and other mentors in the company who are looking out for your development can make a huge difference in your career. You feel like people are paying attention to your development. They give you assignments that help you grow. They...

Career advice from Tom Hanks

This weekend Tom Hanks accepted the Cecil B. deMille Award at the Golden Globes.  His acceptance speech included some important career advice – not just for actors, but for all of us.  This advice, he said, was given to him by the director of his first professional...

Any way you want it…

Recently I was working with a client who was facing a challenging situation. Her boss had asked her to take on a new project, but she couldn’t see how she could possibly get it done in the time he had asked for it. She wanted to be able to do a good job and deliver,...