Are you working from home, saving lots of time by not commuting, but wondering where all that time is going? Last week, I had four leadership coaching clients tell me that that their average working day is two to three hours longer than when they were commuting. That’s no surprise—it’s way too easy to accept [read more…]
A special thanks to my Leadership Coaching client and guest blogger, Liza Larson for sharing this incredible example of connection, innovation, and resilience! “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi This quote is something that I have on a Post-it note hanging in my [read more…]
Special thanks to guest bloggers, Iwona Dobler and Kira Connaughton, who wrote this blog post, about their personal experience on a Career ReCharge team. Our group has been meeting for over six months. We always meet for lunch, which is great because we all need to eat lunch anyway. We start by talking about our [read more…]
Last week I received an email from a leader I’ve been coaching for five months in which he thanked me for having him set goals for his well-being. When I saw him, he brought it up again and said it definitely made him more productive. That got me thinking of ways in which people can [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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]