ShePeak… Women Leaders On The Rise

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin Decades ago, when women began to enter the ranks of leadership in corporate America, they entered not as women, but as men. What I mean by that is that many…

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Creating Outcomes That Matter

Now and then, something or someone impacts the way you think about things. Your perspective shifts and new paths of awareness and insight open up. That happened to me recently. I met a young woman named Amanda Lindhout, who was one of the keynote speakers at a conference I attended. Her story not only touched…

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4 Ways To Be More Authentic In Your Presence

Early on in my career as an executive coach, a CEO asked me to work with someone on his team who was extremely competent but didn’t project the kind of presence necessary to command the respect required for a more senior role.  He wanted me to work with her so that she’d have a better…

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What To Ask When You Are Looking For Training

An organization’s ability to learn faster and better than its competitors is a strategic competitive advantage. So why do so many training programs fail? We’ve all attended ineffective programs and then promptly forget everything we’ve learned and carry on, business as usual. What are the differences between effective, engaging training programs that lead to desired…

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The Power of Focus

I don’t have a great sense of direction, particularly when driving. I find it stressful to drive in locations I’m not familiar with, especially in rental cars that don’t come with a functioning GPS. The ability to hit the Locate Me symbol on Google Maps, see exactly where I am on the map, and then…

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pLink Mindful, Minute Savoring

Savoring is a practice to build positivity and boost feelings of well-being. It simply means thinking about the good things in your life in such a way as to intensify, and prolong your deep enjoyment of them. To build this mental habit, slow down and take the time to mindfully pay attention, pump up and…

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