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You meticulously plan well-thought-out ideas, but dismantle them on a daily basis; opting instead to ignore that looming deadline, hide important emails, and test the strength of your relationships—both personally and professionally. If things go wrong, or if you get feedback that’s not exactly positive, you feel it proves what you’ve suspected all along: that you are completely inadequate. There’s a title for someone who falls into this pattern of behavior: It’s called being a Self-Saboteur.read more
I usually write about business, personal development or some other (hopefully) helpful topic. This one is mostly just about being human.read more
Here is a brief lesson on what interpretations are and how we tell ourselves stories. If we could stop doing that when it doesn’t serve us, wouldn’t our internal narrative be a whole lot more powerful?read more
My personal journey of self-discovery and turning it into something great became the subject of a TEDx Talk, which became the book, Hidden Brilliance: A High-Achieving Introvert’s Guide to Self-Discovery, Leadership and Playing Big. It all began with a moment, a shift in mindset. A realization about myself that couldn’t be unseen.read more
Sometimes we are the ones that need our own compassion the most. Why aren’t we better at it yet? Consider what self-compassion looks like, and how you can allow some for yourself.read more
Some organizations are just starting to place focus on and evolve their company culture and the employee experience, and that is okay. With good framework and a commitment to the long haul, it will work and be totally worth it. Here are some key parts of the roadmap that I have seen guide teams to success time and again.read more
Common questions I hear from emerging leaders are: How do I find a mentor? How do I get my partner to help with household management? How can I attend that awesome conference? In a lot of cases, the first step is simply… ask.read more
We’ve all meant well. And, we could be doing more. To more impactfully advance women leaders in your organization, just pick one of these tactics and commit to deep and targeted action.read more
I have long been a proponent of changing the narrative around generations, particularly on how we describe Millennials, because what I read and hear is incongruous from what I see in the real workforce. From one Millennial to the world, here are four things to consider viewing differently.read more
If the term “Performance Management” gives you hives, you are not alone. Let’s first move our mindsets from “managing performance” to “maximizing potential.” Here are some tips on how to go beyond a dreaded, once-a-year feedback process.read more