Career/Life Tips, leadership, Reflections & Questions

Guess what? It’s OK to be human.

When you're a leader - or a parent, for that matter! - the job comes with plenty of stress. And yet, every day I see people ADDING to it by holding themselves to standards that are pretty demanding. My advice to you: STOP IT! I started to write a "Top Ten" list of bad habits… Continue reading Guess what? It’s OK to be human.

Career/Life Tips, Reflections & Questions, tips

Want less stress? Choose your words carefully.

In a recent phone call with a friend, I asked how she was doing. "STRESSED," was her emphatic one-word answer. "Oh yeah?" I asked. "What has you all stressed out?" She then rattled off an impressive list of projects she was working on. As she talked about them, I could hear a smile creeping into… Continue reading Want less stress? Choose your words carefully.

Career/Life Tips

Don’t fall into THIS trap when designing your career path…

While my coaching practice focuses primarily on leaders, I've helped a number of seasoned leaders figure out "what's next" with regard to their careers. In doing this, I've observed one common trap that I think most people tend to fall into when planning their futures: they approach it from the wrong direction. Almost to a… Continue reading Don’t fall into THIS trap when designing your career path…