Sep 1, 2022
Asking is awkward. We stumble around our words or
avoid asking because sometimes it seems easier to do without. There
are times when I say to myself...
"I don't really need help; I can handle this on my own." Then I work twice as hard while being mad about doing it all myself. Or when I want to have a conversation with...
Jul 21, 2022
If you want to be direct, lead with what
you need. (how's that for direct?) It sounds
simple, yet it can be a struggle for many. It's difficult to lead
with what we need because it feels risky. It seems easier or
safer to explain ourselves first before we get to our point.
See if you can relate to any of...
Jul 7, 2022
Today we’re talking about one reason you’re misunderstood. This one is going to smack you in the head like “duh”.
One reason you’re misunderstood is because you’re using words that people don’t understand.
Here’s a fun statistic:
A new word is created every 98 minutes.
That means there are approximately...
Jun 23, 2022
Giving your boss feedback can be scary. Your boss makes decisions that impact your pay, job responsibilities, and promotions.
Your boss is human, too. They're bound to make mistakes and
operate in imperfection.
You can become a critical part of your bosses' success by being one of the rare few willing to give open and...
Jun 9, 2022
How do you handle humiliation at work? A client emailed me asking about handling humiliation at work. He described how he's been working hard on his presence with his team. He's been personally and privately thanking those who have offered helpful feedback. However, despite his efforts, he was humiliated by a direct...