LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Boost Your Productivity; Stop Monday-itis by Changing the Way You Work

Monday morning strikes fear (or at least a flat mood) into the minds of many. If you are suffering from a case of Monday-itis, browsing employment websites might be overtaking the time spent doing your actual job. But here’s the good news: research conducted by the...

Questions to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Effective

Few consider meetings the highlight of their workday – more probably consider it the bane of their work life. It is true that meetings, while important and potentially useful, aren’t always very good. Sadly, now that most meetings are being held virtually, it hasn’t...

4 Pillars of lLeadership

I am fortunate to be the parent of a child who graduated from university in the pre-COVID era. Watching my son participate in a commencement ceremony at Yale, the rite of passage after four years of intense study, was both a privilege and a pleasure. For the...

Leadership; Your team Needs an Empathetic Leader

In these challenging times, many of my coaching clients are feeling deeply concerned about how to motivate and inspire their people. “How can I motivate someone who is immersed in fear and uncertainty?” they ask. In my coaching sessions, I’m working to help them...

16 Ways to Use Your Journal to Become a Better Leader

Journaling can be one of the easiest, least expensive, and most effective parts of your personal leadership development. Easiest because you already know how to write. Least expensive because all you need are some simple materials. Most effective because your journal...

Non-Verbal Skills for Virtual Team Leaders

OK, I know this title may sound a little odd – what’s the point of non-verbal communication on virtual teams? But there are actually several ways that this is important, and by the end of this post, we’ll cover eight techniques to improve your ability to...

How to Manage Anxiety in 4 Simple ways

After months of fear, isolation, soaring unemployment and uncertainty, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Census Bureau estimates one-third of Americans are anxious about the future. Stress and uncertainty produce anxiety. COVID-19 has produced not only a health...