Today we are launching our Journey to a Board Seat – a 12-part article series to show leaders how to become a board member. If you want to advance your career as a business executive, improve your skills in your leadership role, or find a way to transition from a
Many of us have an action plan, or to-do list, to keep ourselves organized - at the beginning of the day we write down everything that we have to do, and then the day is filled with the victorious crossing off of items from the list. But what happens when
If you are looking to be more effective and intentional with your time, and, ultimately, elevate yourself to a higher level of leadership, you are probably discovering that the delegation is becoming essential. Delegating tasks on your endless to-do list is a necessary reality if you’re going to free themselves
Mastering the art of networking is one thing – but using it to grow your business is a whole other level. So may books and articles have been written on how to network effectively, and if you want it, you can access a lifetime’s worth of advice on how to
At an event recently, a businessman walked up to me with his business card in hand. He smiled and winked, handed me his card, and delivered his slick elevator pitch in one clearly practiced motion. I thought, “Ick.” My next thought was, “Yikes – I hope when I introduce myself
Do you ever feel exhausted by all the things you have to do? Being busy “doing” burns us out, it scatters our brains, and ultimately it keeps us from being productive because we are simply too exhausted to focus. An alternative to “doing” is to practice “not doing.” Practicing not
"I’m sorry I’m late!" "I’m so sorry to ask you for this.""I’m sorry I’m not as prepared as I would like to be."How many times have you started a sentence with an apology?For some people, it’s multiple times a day – often without even noticing. Unconsciously, those of us who over-apologize
Have you ever sent an email and not gotten the response you wanted? Maybe you got a negative response – something you intend to have happened. Or maybe you got no response at all. Sometimes when we communicate via email, the intent we have doesn’t match the impact we make.