Workplace Engagement

According to Gallup, only four in ten U.S. employees strongly agree with the statement: My supervisor, or someone at work, seems to care about me as a person. Employees need to know that they are more than a number. They need to know that other’s are concerned [...]

By |2020-04-01T14:56:23-07:00January 28th, 2020|Communication|

Go Ahead

Go ahead and ask for time off during the holidays. Here's why . . . “The discomfort is particularly high within the banking sector, where nearly two-thirds (64%) of employees told us they’re uncomfortable asking for time off. In contrast, only half of employees working in the [...]

By |2020-04-01T14:56:16-07:00December 6th, 2019|Leadership|


Today marks the start of November, a month in which we take time to reflect and be thankful for all of our blessings. Personally, I am thankful for so many things. Let me start with this – I am especially thankful for my team who got me [...]

By |2020-04-01T14:56:08-07:00November 1st, 2019|Communication, Inspiration|

How We Go About Influencing Others

How do we go about influencing others? Some of us do this using emotion. We build relationships, engage in conversation, tell stories, use humor, wit, charm, enthusiasm, etc., to persuade. Others of us approach influencing others by using logic. We use data, facts, proof points, and straightforward dialogue. We are [...]

By |2019-08-01T23:37:04-07:00July 8th, 2019|Coaching, Communication|

A Powerful and Hilarious Look at Communication Styles

Watch This! HILARIOUS and powerful look at communication styles - in this case between a celebrity married couple on Ellen's show. (For those of you who have been through my DISCovering the Value of Your Team program I know you're thinking what I am . . . [...]

By |2020-04-01T14:55:39-07:00May 7th, 2019|Communication, Insights|

Investing in Your People Reaps Dividends

Another phenomenal day! As I’ve said before, there are those companies who talk about investing in their people and those companies that really do! This is a ‘really do’ company. 4 years running and 8 team sessions later they keep investing in the growth of their people and [...]

By |2019-08-01T23:58:40-07:00May 2nd, 2019|Culture, Leadership|

The Power of Engagement

How many of you struggle with engagement survey scores? One way to ensure you are engaging with your people is to make it about them. For example, I customize every program I deliver based on pre-information about the specific individuals that will be participating in a workshop. Have [...]

By |2019-05-07T09:07:33-07:00April 16th, 2019|Coaching, Communication, Culture, Training|

The Power of Purpose… Conclusion

The answer to identifying our purpose lies in an internal journey of discovery. It is our destiny for the journey of finding our purpose to be unnatural, uneasy, challenging. I have concluded that it is meant to be this way. It needs to be a choice for conscious [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:43:13-07:00April 9th, 2019|Culture, Inspiration|

The Power of Purpose – Part Two

Everyone isn’t a right-fit for every situation – in work or in personal relationships. For you to live authentically and congruently, you need to know who you are and what’s important to you.Identifying your purpose and letting that guide the choices you make – the choices that create [...]

By |2019-05-01T16:30:53-07:00April 4th, 2019|Culture, Inspiration|

The Power of Purpose

As I mentioned in my last post, we have entered the era where who we’re being is just as important as what we’re doing… lets take it to the next level.Discovering our life purpose is about conscious living – living by design rather than by default. It’s not [...]

By |2019-05-01T17:09:35-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Culture, Inspiration|

Congruency Is Your Calling Card

In this day and age of transparency, of demanding authenticity and exposing inauthenticity, congruency is our calling card. It is no longer enough to "do a good job": it's about being an authentic person. This is what we are witnessing in the #MeToo movement and in the latest [...]

By |2019-05-09T15:10:11-07:00April 1st, 2019|Culture, Insights, Leadership|

Re-frame Your Possibility

Are you due for a new perspective?Sometimes what we think needs to be a boundary is just because we don’t know what else to do. In truth, a boundary, which has a dotted line to a ‘no’ behind it, could instead be a reframe of possibility, which has [...]

By |2019-05-01T08:25:08-07:00March 13th, 2019|Coaching, Inspiration|

Make the Connection!

How often do you walk away from a conversation thinking you are on the same page? Only to find out that you weren't. It's likely happened to you, it's definitely happened to me.Wouldn't it be great if we could know in advance how to ensure that that doesn't [...]

By |2019-05-01T14:13:21-07:00March 5th, 2019|Communication|

Making a Difference Takes Action!

This man is clearly a hero!My mother was able to save 2 people's lives by knowing and applying CPR. It takes action!There are many stories of someone who reconsidered suicide due to someone giving them a smile that day. It takes connection!Where might you make the difference in [...]

By |2019-05-01T08:38:08-07:00February 28th, 2019|Inspiration, Leadership|

Relieve Your Stress in 16 Seconds!

16 seconds is all you need to destress while sitting at your desk.All of my clients who get frustrated or stressed out abut time constraints have the power while sitting at their desk to relieve their stress in 16 seconds. You can do this multiple times throughout the [...]

By |2019-05-01T08:49:14-07:00February 12th, 2019|Inspiration|

Strategy is a Three-legged Stool

The three legs: The What, Why and How have equal weight but often only the What is addressed in the planning.Are you remembering to address all three with your team as you plan for success in 2019?What: Your functional role and being technically competent (which is pay to [...]

By |2019-05-21T15:06:32-07:00November 12th, 2018|Leadership, Training|

Readying for TEDx

As I've been readying for my upcoming TEDx talk for the past month, I'm reminded of the French quote actually by Blaise Pascal and often attributed to Mark Twain, T.S. Eliot & Cicero to name a few:I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have [...]

By |2019-05-21T15:05:37-07:00October 30th, 2018|Inspiration, Speaking|

How is Your Onboarding Process Defining Your Culture?

A recent study showed that over 65% of employees are uninterested, uninspired and unfulfilled. And that number is even greater in the U.S. according to Gallup.Onboarding is a prime opportunity to activate a first step of an on-going engagement strategy. When done well it can provide much positive impact including: Creating [...]

By |2019-08-01T23:42:41-07:00July 30th, 2018|Leadership|
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