Small Talk, Big Difference

Today we look at a subject that is easy for some and brutally difficult for others. I’m talking about small talk. You know, that little dance we do to either pass time, please someone, or put them off so we can plan our escape. Now I suspect some of you may consider tuning out becauseContinue reading Small Talk, Big Difference

Meet Them Where They Are, Part 2

In a recent post, I mentioned the phrase, “To meet people where they are, as a leader, you have to learn where they are.” In that post, we explored how important it is to meet your people where they are by acknowledging, validating, and supporting their dreams, goals, and objectives. Today we are going toContinue reading Meet Them Where They Are, Part 2

Meet Them Where They Are, Part 1

I was listening to a podcast yesterday because that’s what I do in my spare time. It’s called How To with Charles Duhigg, and you should definitely be listening to his podcast. Each week is another opportunity to learn how to do something difficult. Sounds like another podcast I know…hmmm. [ ‎LEAD+SUCCEED Podcast ] Anyway,Continue reading Meet Them Where They Are, Part 1

Make Your To-Do List a Ta-Da List

If you’re a procrastinator like I am, you might find To-Do lists pretty annoying. I mean, they stare at you just daring you to cross one off just one item. And you stare back like, yeah, I’ve got all day to complete that list. I’m good at what I do. I’m quicker than most people,Continue reading Make Your To-Do List a Ta-Da List

Turn ‘What Ifs’ into ‘Even Ifs’

Your brain loves to play tricks on you. And one of the ways it does this is by throwing all sorts of random thoughts at you. Bacon and eggs while you’re in a meeting, cats playing baseball while you’re at lunch with a colleague, wildfires and hurricanes coming together while you’re settling into bed. YourContinue reading Turn ‘What Ifs’ into ‘Even Ifs’