Category: Personal Power
Sometimes You Gotta Play A Little Hard Ball to Get What You WantJuly 12, 2021

We recently heard a story about two people applying for a Communications Specialist role.  One applicant fit the position to a ...... Continue »

Improving Our Response to TriggersJune 14, 2021

We’ve all had those moments. A driver cuts you off in traffic and your temper accelerates faster than your car. ...... Continue »

The Fear FactorJanuary 12, 2020

This post came from a presentation I made at Wildfang’s  first Free Speech event in 2016.  When Emma McIlroy, Wildfang CEO, asked me to be ...... Continue »

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

At the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics last month, Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui won a bronze medal in the women’s ...... 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 PresenceMay 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 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 PowerAugust 21, 2014

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

If you create the game, you create the rulesMarch 17, 2014

If you create the game You create the rules – India.Arie As a leader, you’re in a position very few people get ...... Continue »

Superpowers and KryptoniteFebruary 7, 2014

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably been exposed to a lot of leadership literature. Maybe you’ve attended a leadership course, ...... Continue »