Magic Unleashed

Following a two-day staff retreat, a client recently said to me, "I just love seeing  you work your magic."   Now, I don't saw people in half or pull rabbits out of a hat, but

Super Recognition

Employees are often asked to perform super human acts, which they willingly do, but they are often discouraged when no one notices or says anything about it.  Leaders that encourage and create an environment where

Will You Mentor Me?

You've looked at her profile and checkout her photos.  You've read her social media feeds and decided it's time to pop the question.  Not the one to share eternal love and and a life together,

9 Steps to a Happier Workplace

As part of  a client workshop with 60 employees, I asked the participants to write a script and share with their coworkers and managers: How I work best ... What I need to do my

For Better Results, Manage Your Energy

Help me manage my time. Help me prioritize my work. Help me get more done. Okay!  I recorded a podcast that can help you get more done in less time by focusing not on checklists

The Threads of Life

In honor of this holiday of the heart, I wanted to share a favorite poem, Threads by James Autry, author of Love and Profit: The Art of Caring Leadership.  Over 20 years ago a professor shared this

Horrible Bosses

They are out there.  Yelling, controlling, taking credit for your work and playing favorites. In fact, 36 percent of American workers have a boss they described as “dysfunctional" or horrible.  What makes a boss horrible? Bad

The Best Environment for Leaders to Grow

When developing yourself as a leader, what is the best environment to experience growth? A growth environment is a place where... Others are ahead of you. You are not at the head of the class.

Be Open to Receive

We are all a work in progress, myself included.  As I reflected on the year, and asked myself what change I could make to enrich my life and those around me, I realized my fierce

Jamboree Leaders Graduate

Leaders at Jamboree gathered to celebrate the graduation of  employees from a customized leadership program.  As their guide on this leadership journey I look forward to the participants sharing what was meaningful about our time