If there was a continuum between focused and frazzled, where would you fall most days? If you’re landing more on the frazzled end of the continuum, you could be hurting your career. I provided leadership coaching to John, a talented scientist who was beyond brilliant, but his manager and co-workers described him as always frazzled [read more…]
When was the last time you enjoyed a sunrise or sunset? This summer, I have seen the most incredible sunsets! As I watch the spectacular color combinations of yellow, orange, and pink over the ocean, it always reminds me that one of my greatest joys of summer is being outside more and the impact it [read more…]
How do you fill your bucket? You may be thinking right now, what bucket? Tom Rath’s book, How Full Is Your Bucket? reveals how even the briefest interactions with others affect your productivity, health, and longevity. Organized around a simple metaphor of a dipper and a bucket, and grounded in 50 years of research, his book shows [read more…]
The launch of Career Recharge has provided me with unexpected opportunities, one of them being asked to present at the Executive Performance Summit in Toronto. It was exciting for a number of reasons but also daunting as I had never presented before in Canada and had no idea that The Globe and Mail, who sponsored [read more…]
I am very excited to feature an article written by past coaching client Gary Ainsworth who is featured in the Innovation chapter of “Career ReCharge: Five Strategies to Boost Resilience and Beat Burnout.” Gary continues to innovate as a career management executive coach and models resilience, as you will appreciate when you read his story [read more…]
What do you like in your present career? What are some things you’d like to tweak this year? Reflection is key and presents a fantastic growth opportunity in your leadership and career.
Because so many of my coaching clients have shared with me that the three questions below start them off in the right direction every year, I’m reprising this ezine article. (I am excited to share that a version of this resolutions article was selected and posted on Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global website!) Resolutions—bah hum bug! It drives [read more…]
I am honored to have as this month’s guest author one of my Leadership Coaching clients, Karthik Venkatakrishnan. Karthik’s story is featured in “Career ReCharge: Five Strategies to Boost Resilience and Beat Burnout.” Thank you, Karthik, for your amazing leadership and for sharing the impact of the Benatti Resiliency Model®. I am a clinical pharmacologist [read more…]
Find out the inspiration behind my new book, “Career ReCharge: Five Strategies to Boost Resilience and Beat Burnout” that is now available on Amazon and Kindle!
Last week one of my leadership-coaching clients said to me, “There is something wrong with me. Many of my peers are focused on how to get promoted but I am happy at my present level. Shouldn’t I be more motivated and want more?” I asked her, “Are you still challenged and learning?” She replied not [read more…]