One of the toughest things that anyone can do is starting something new or stopping something old. You and your team are about to do both. Leaders need to pay special attention to this important time as we all begin going back to our offices more regularly. Empathy will be key to your success. COVID-19 accelerated people leaving behind things the way they were and … [Read more...] about Empathy is Key for Back-to-Office Success
A dear childhood friend of mine, and very popular kid in our neighborhood was cast for a popular TV sitcom as a newspaper delivery boy. Each week he collected the sum of $2.10 from subscribers. His signature line, “it’s two-ten for the week” earned him the nickname, “Twoten.” We were young, dedicated athletes. I took basketball seriously and I had to train hard and take … [Read more...] about What is Your Work Metabolism?
Sustained high performance. Isn’t that what we all aspire to? We want to bring our A Game every day in order to make a difference as leaders. Managing our energy on a daily basis is key to giving us this opportunity for sustained high performance. Here are some tips from time management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders on how to maximize our energy for high … [Read more...] about Maximize Your Energy, Daily
As vaccines continue and COVID concerns are diminishing, we can now begin thinking about what we want our “new normal” to be like. When you sit down to create your new normal, I encourage you to think about your life like an empty plate – and you are about to fill it up at an amazing buffet; the Life Buffet. Yum! Very exciting! What will you fill your plate … [Read more...] about Designing Your New Normal
Building a more resilient team has never been more important. Recent research reported by Harvard Business Review gives us some insights on how to do that more effectively. What does a “resilient team” look like, anyway? Here are the four characteristics from the research: *Candor: They have open, honest dialogue and feedback with one another. They can speak the … [Read more...] about Build a More Resilient Team