Alida's Blog - ZM Coach

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.

Both…AND…

A recent McKinsey Quarterly article laments that the traits that will get someone promoted aren't necessarily the ones that make for great leaders. In this video, I'll talk about how the best leaders are able to bring BOTH to the table.This week we’re taking a look at...

It’s time…

If you're in a management position, the number one thing you can do for your career right now is to hone your leadership skills. In these tough economic times, companies need leaders. They need people who can motivate others, keep them focused, and get results -...

Four critical leadership skills you need right now…

You've heard it before - what got you here won't get you there. That has never been more true. If your job includes managing others, the functional skills and expertise that got you promoted won't be enough to sustain your career. In this video I share the four...

Embarrassing!!!

Last week I sent out an email that was a bit out of the norm for me. In fact, it made several people uncomfortable. If you were one of them, I'm really sorry. In this video, we'll take a look at what anyone can do when experiments go wrong, to continue to create a...

Too quiet at the top?

As a leader, you have great ideas. You make decisions every day about how your team or your division will operate. Are those ideas and decisions in touch with what's happening on the front line? If not, you may be setting yourself up for an organization full of...

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.

Know what you want…

One of the hardest things about collaborating with other people is that sometimes we ask for their opinions and get more than we bargain for. It can be shocking when their opinions are very different from our own. When that happens it can be frustrating! There you...

Power of Engagement

Are you or your team members feeling blah? Are you struggling to motivate team members, who are distracted and disengaged? Or are you feeling disengaged yourself - sluggish, meh, or simply out of energy for work? This week we're talking about why Employee Engagement...

Strategies for Tackling Imposter Syndrome

Check out my latest video with strategies for addressing Imposter Syndrome, so you can show up -- and feel - confident:If you’re tired of being weighed down by your own Imposter Syndrome, let’s talk. Book a call with me at zmcoach.net/call. For instant access to these...

feeling burned out?

We need to talk about burnout. This has come up over and over again on my calls this week. A few months ago I told this story. It seems worthwhile to repeat it today when so many people are under pressure like never before. Several years ago in my first consulting...

sound familiar?

Back in March, before quarantine, I worked with a professional organizer. It was a happy accident to have done that work before the quarantine, and I'm so glad I did. We moved to a new home in May of 2019, and I had hit a wall in our unpacking and settling in. Every...

Looking Around the Corner

I just received a note from my alma mater about their plans for the fall, which will include only inviting back about half of the student body to be on campus. Earlier today I completed a questionnaire for my son’s high school to help them in making their own plans...