Self Care

When I suggested some extreme self care to my overwhelmed client, she said “I think this is going to take more than time at the spa to fix”, through her tears.   And she was right. But what we were dealing with at that moment was her belief that self care only meant massages and […]

Time Management: Don’t work harder

The term “work smarter… not harder” originated in the 1930’s by Allen F. Morgenstern.  Morgenstern was an industrial engineer, who created a work simplification program, with the intent to increase production with less effort. It sounds great, but how do you actually make it work? This terminology has now taken on a broader meaning in the current […]

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

    Recently I’ve been contacted by leaders who are interested in making their teams more cohesive. Specifically, they’ve also asked how to implement the concepts from the book The FIVE DYSFUNCTIONS of a TEAM by Patrick Lencioni. The book covers multiple pitfalls that teams face as they seek to grow together. Originally published in 2002, the […]

3 Steps to accelerate results for your team

  Your team is extremely busy and everyone’s plate is full, yet you aren’t getting the results you need.  The team is falling short and you’re not sure why. How do you accelerate results? Many leaders find themselves in this situation. What do they do? Pull the team together and reiterate expectations? Publicly voice disappointment and […]

Do you have Imposter Syndrome?

What they say If you’ve ever said the following statements to yourself, you may be suffering from Imposter Syndrome. I’m not sure why they would choose me over others. I’m not nearly as qualified as others that are probably applying. I don’t have the experience. How do I interact in a situation with people who […]