Feedback—criticism and praise—is correlated with higher job satisfaction, more creativity, faster adaptation, and lower turnover. But feedback has a shadow side. It can lead us to reject our own truths and values because we fixate on what others think.Read More
It seems like everyone has a coach, is a coach, or knows a coach. But very few people can actually explain what coaching is, why to work with a coach, or how it really works. Here is probably way more than you ever wanted to know about coaching.
When you focus on your strengths, you are more productive, efficient, and fulfilled. Organizations that support employees in leaning into their strengths have increases in employee engagement, which ultimately leads to higher profitability, lower turnover, and greater customer satisfaction.
Are your days spent moving from one activity to the next, checking boxes off your list, and cultivating a sense of accomplishment as you exercise my productivity muscle? Mine were (and sometimes still are). And then I wondered, how is all this human doing contributing to my human being?Read More
Sometimes the only way to get perspective about what needs to change comes from an outside perspective. And turns out that when you ask the people around you where you can grow, their ideas might be a little different than your own.Read More
Creating meaningful relationships with the people you work with doesn’t have to be super time consuming, and in the end, it will actually save you time. The better you know your colleagues and what motivates them, the easier it will be to communicate, motivate, and GSD. Given that we spend most of our waking hours in the office, isn't’ that a good thing?Read More
Change takes getting uncomfortable and digging deep. It takes honesty — with your coach and with yourself. And sometimes, it takes good old-fashioned homework. A coach cannot change your life for you. What they can do is help you create a plan to change your own life.Read More
Even if you’re doing the best work, if you’re constantly putting yourself down and not owning your success, others will believe what you believe. And even if you keep your impostor feelings to yourself, you’ll still internalize your self-limiting and self-sabotaging feelings and undermine your decisions.Read More
You’ve been dreaming about your promotion for years, but now that you're finally the boss, you’re terrified. Where’s the manual? The bad news: There is no manual. The good news: There is no manual. Leadership has no rules. We all make it up as we go.Read More
Work is a huge part of what we do and who we are. Shouldn’t we have jobs that have meaning and purpose, that inspire us each day? A job search is an opportunity to explore and develop who you are and why you're here. If we were to focus only on the resume, salary negotiation, and perks, we’d miss a critical part of the equation.Read More
As the boss, you bring your own experiences, values, and judgment to the table; this is your boss style. It’s a mix of who you are, what you’ve done, and what you believe. It’s critical to know what your style is - the good, the bad, and the ugly - and determine what’s working well and where you need to make some changes. This quiz will help you get a better understanding of just that.Read More