Maybe your life is somewhat like mine? You know when you wake up that you have more items on your to-do list than could ever get done in one day. The idea of adding one more item to the list, even if it’s meant to improve your well-being, is overwhelming. That’s where I was with [read more…]
Think of the exceptional leaders you know. Would you call them givers or takers? My guess is that you said givers. Adam Grant would agree with you. He is the author of my new favorite book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. Adam divides the leadership world into three camps: Givers, Takers, and [read more…]
What are you doing as a leader in your career to give to others? Who will be calling you down the road to thank you for the opportunities and time you spent with them? Focus on making a difference in the careers of others!
Marshall Goldsmith, one of the leading executive coaches in the country, did a fascinating study on satisfaction and happiness at home and at work. There were over 3,000 respondents in professional positions, split almost evenly between the sexes. The results showed an extremely high correlation between people’s happiness and meaning at work and at home. [read more…]
There are so many distractions! How do you break away from them? I’ve found this strategy to be extremely valuable, and I think you will, too. All it requires is five minutes each day. Having a strategic focus will spark your success! Please let me know how this strategy works for you.
2016 brought exciting personal and business celebrations. The personal part included turning the big 50 and seeing my oldest child off to college! As I look back over the year, I wanted to share five exciting business highlights: I was selected to present at the Career Thought Leader Conference in Denver, Colorado. My session, Career [read more…]
By Ajeeta Dash, Guest Blogger for Benatti Training & Development A special thank you to my Leadership Coaching Client and Guest Blogger, Ajeeta Dash. Ajeeta recently was promoted to Director Translational Medicine at Takeda Pharmaceuticals and is part of the Translational & Biomarker Research Department. I attended a day-long workshop on “Critical Success Factors for [read more…]
When was the last time you asked for feedback from colleagues? Getting feedback is crucial to being an effective leader and it can be career limiting to not get the feedback we need. Often, however, we get feedback only from our manager and only at our annual performance review or when an issue surfaces. The [read more…]
I just got back from a three-day Leadership Circle Profile Certification class, which has been on my professional development / innovation goal list for two years. It was amazing! Leadership Circle has a unique purpose statement: We exist to evolve the conscious practice of leadership, to steward the planet, and to awaken us all to [read more…]
I am very excited to be a part of the Dare to Soar Telesummit: Celebrating 12 Life Changing New Books on Saturday, September 10th, with one of my mentors and world famous Career Coach Barbara Sher. The telesummit features 19 FREE workshops. Gain valuable insights and tips from some of the best in the business [read more…]