Category: Leadership
For White Leaders: How to Open a Conversation About Race June 4, 2020

Don’t let shame and guilt stop you. Remember, most of us identify with the power we don’t have, not the power ...... Continue »

Drop Your Tools April 30, 2020

It’s an enormously stressful time. Under stress we grab for the familiar. We double down on our instincts, on what ...... Continue »

Executive Presence: Time to Rethink the Archetype of Invincibility September 2, 2016

At the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics last month, Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui won a bronze medal in the women’s ...... Continue »

If New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work, What Does? January 11, 2016

It’s that time of year. Redemption time.  An annual tradition when we collectively make commitments to eat less, move more, ...... Continue »

Why Doesn’t My Boss Get Her Act Together? September 6, 2015

One of the toughest challenges you can face at work is tension with your manager. Part of the problem is ...... Continue »

Developing Your Executive Presence May 26, 2015

We see a tall person and we swoon So said Malcolm Gladwell in his book, Blink. He was referring to this startling ...... Continue »

What’s Love Got To Do With Feedback? December 1, 2014

Of all the least loved tasks of a leader, delivering critical feedback is right up there at the top. Leaders and ...... Continue »

What’s your grit score? September 12, 2014

The first time I saw Bonnie Raitt in concert was 1973, two years after she released her debut album, Bonnie ...... Continue »

The Happy Hour of Power August 21, 2014

Power: We all use it, we’re all affected by it, but no one likes to talks about it. But we ...... Continue »

Women, Men, and Double-sided Inequity July 9, 2014

Warren Buffet famously remarked that he was successful because he only had to compete against half the population.  It may have ...... Continue »