I just got home from celebrating my mom’s 84th birthday in Barbados with my sister Terri and oldest daughter Kira. I realized on this trip that there are three key aspects of a tropical vacation that provide me with an incredible refresh and energy renewal. The first is the magnificent beauty and power of nature. [read more…]
December was quite an exciting month for me! I was invited to be one of the keynote presenters for the Career Development Institute 2019 conference that took place in Newcastle, England. My keynote was called “Spark Your Resilience: how to thrive, not just survive!” In it, I told my dad’s story of being a workaholic [read more…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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…]
My book, “Career ReCharge: Five Strategies to Boost Resilience and Beat Burnout” is here! In this video, my client, Jose, (who is also featured in my book) shares how the Benatti Resiliency Model® has made a difference in his career.
Do you focus on being present in each conversation and meeting at work? Take time to meditate and focus on your well-being to be more present and spark success!
What is your brand? How do you differentiate yourself from your colleagues, so your unique strengths make you stand out? If you had a customized logo, what would it look like? What colors would your brand be? I recently facilitated two training sessions on professional branding for over ninety summer interns at Takeda Pharmaceuticals at [read more…]