Leadership can be stressful. Managing projects, people, budgets and more can pile up and feel overwhelming. We can get stuck following our calendar or our to-do lists and forget to check in with ourselves or take a break.
People will likely be the most unpredictable factor in your business. You can pick all the right people, provide a great atmosphere and still have struggles among people in the workplace. It can be frustrating when you know you have carefully picked a team with complimentary skills that should fit well together, but there is still friction.
Perhaps the most essential skills to be a leader is learning to lean into growth. In order to continue leading, you have to stay ahead and growth is the foundation. Unfortunately, growing is not a comfortable place to be in and many of us have an adversity to discomfort. Why it’s important to remain uncomfortable […]
In our culture, we often teach our kids to do well in school so they can get into a good college and become the leader they want to be – whether that is in business, politics, medicine or any other industry. The problem scientists are finding is that the success of a leader comes from […]
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What are your core values? Sometimes we don’t even stop to think what our personal core values are. We know they must be there driving our decisions and actions, yet we don’t sit down to name them. This is more simple if you are only one person as you can decide what is important to […]
Time management is the underlying issue of many other symptoms that leaders and business owners think are the actual problem. It’s often tricky to see the core problem when you are juggling so many responsibilities and projects. Yet, when I work down to the core issues behind the unwanted outcomes, we usually find that prioritizing […]
Ever wonder why some people seem to rise gracefully to the top, while others seem to struggle and get nowhere? From my experience, there’s a lot of reasons, but most of them come down to not having a proper plan in place. Sure they might have goals and they might even have some tactics to […]
There are a lot of moving parts in business and sometimes when you are looking at a lot of pieces, it can be easy to lose sight of the main goal – clients. You may think that everything is built with your client in mind, and while I believe that’s everyone’s intent, it doesn’t always […]
When I speak to clients, they are usually well aware of their strengths and even more often, they can tell me what their weaknesses are when they address the activities they do, and especially the ones they avoid. I hear things like “I’m just not good at managing my time” or “I don’t relate to […]