Leaders, Plan, Assess, Achieve
It is that transitional week between the end of one year and the start of something new, and as a leader there is a lot to consider. People are busy taking down Christmas trees, setting up their IRAs, closing out their tax year and taking inventory for one last time. Is that really what true leaders should be doing? True leaders should be grappling with the long game. They should be working on their vision for future goals; not just their personal accomplishments but the go
Overwhelmed or Inefficient: Learn How to Manage Yourself
Time is the one thing that you can't get back. You can recover a lost asset or a relationship, sometimes even a lost item, but we all have 24 hours in each day, and 7-8 of those we should be resting so our brains can disengage from the pressures of the day. What you do with your 16 hours that are left is - up to you. And daily, I hear from someone who is overwhelmed. They comment, "it feels like my To-do list is growing," or "I did not get anything accomplished today." I
Are you Competently Courageous?
Are you competently courageous? I can't take credit for this phrase. I have to give credit where credit is due. I recently read an article in the Harvard Business Review about selecting your battles and incrementally stepping up your game to speak your mind in instances of being marginalized or unheard. I did not agree with everything the author had to say. For instance, it was clear that they believed as long as you were competent that you might not lose your job if you
Congratulations or Not?
I know you are out there, a parent or a student who has applied ED or EA: Early Decision or Early Action, and now you are waiting, and waiting, or you have received the "I regret to inform you letter." You are the audience for this blog. I am writing to tell you that it will be okay. I know you had your heart set on going to University X but sometimes it just is not in the cards. How do you re-position yourself? First, take a few minutes and assess your situation. How c