“Leadership is an active, living process. It is rooted in character, forged by experience, and communicated by example.” -John Baldoni I had the luck to be born into an entrepreneurial family. Both my grandfathers owned businesses in the moving & storage industry and my dad was the President of Steinway Moving & Storage, Long Island [read more…]
Balance is so important for us to be focused! What matters most to you? What is the most important thing you need to accomplish in your different roles each week? Take a moment, write these answers down and use this strategy for better balance in your life. Use this leadership strategy for better balance in [read more…]
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…]