Today I want to pay homage to the people who have courageously and compassionately kept the conversation about racial inequalities going even when it was difficult, unpopular, or even unproductive. If that’s you—thank you! And if you are one who just entered the conversation, wanting to learn more, welcome! At the end of this message…

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We’ve teamed up with the Barney School of Business at the University of Hartford to host our webinar titled, Leading Confidently in Times of Crisis on May 20th at 9 AM EST.  There is no cost to attend. We heard you! Dealing with scattered teams, virtual workspaces, and stressed employees distracted by competing priorities is your new normal. These are…

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Raising hand

If you ask anyone if they want better for themselves, they always say “yes” and they probably will lay out some specific goals and dreams. That’s the easy part. Now observe their behavior and that will determine if they truly are ready to walk down the path of responsibility and determination that success requires. People…

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Volunteers

One of the best ways to expand your network, strengthen your skills, and raise your profile is to find an opportunity to volunteer within your community.  Whether you do it as part of an organized company-wide effort or you seek out an opportunity on your own, giving back to the community is an additional way…

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Thought bubble

We all want to wake up daily feeling fearless, achieving great levels of success. You want to look fear in the eye and make it cower from the strength and power you exude but you know you are so far from that reality. In your reality, fear has you up against the ropes beating you…

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Fence

Early in my career, I remember a phone conversation with my boss that somehow descended into a profanity laced outburst from my boss.  I don’t remember the conversation topic but I do remember mustering the strength and courage to let my boss know that while I understood the situation was frustrating, I preferred not to…

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You made your point in the team meeting but no one acknowledged you even spoke. You told your significant other what you wanted but they ignored your request, or maybe you grew up feeling invisible all your life so you have become accustomed to being overlooked. There is truly a more rewarding way to live…

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