Winning Ethical Dilemmas

You have heard the quote: “That is why you are getting paid the big bucks.” Leaders often receive this answer when they complain about challenging decisions as if getting paid more money makes the ethical dilemma easier. Last week, when speaking on the social media platform, Club House, I heard an interesting idea around ethical … Read more

Why the Presidential Election Will Not Radically Change Your Life

  I am the first to admit that the leadup and days prior to the Presidential Election brought me great anxiety. I fretted, agonized, lost sleep, drank wine, debated on Facebook, and worst of all told my mother that she was voting for the wrong candidate. I believed that if my candidate did not win … Read more

Dysfunctional Leadership is Contagious

You cannot be an effective leader if you are dysfunctional everyplace else. When I was growing up, my coaches told me, “Leave your problems at the door.” No matter how much I wanted to please my coaches, I could not detach part of me and take the rest of me to practice. Believing you can … Read more

Why Should We Look to Women to Lead Through the Pandemic?

DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION STYLES Let us acknowledge that women and men are different physically and emotionally, which is why they tend to lead in different manners. While nothing is absolute, there are definite tendencies according to gender. Men and women who have invested in personal development flatten the curve. The primary reason men communicate is to … Read more

Moving Out of Fear Into Possibility

Fear is created from past experiences. It is the perception of possible pain or history of pain revisited. During these times of the pandemic when uncertainty is prevalent, the more attention given to the possible but not yet inevitable, the greater your suffering.   Fear cannot co-exist with faith. One or the other can exist, … Read more

How Leaders Can Support Teams Overcoming COVID PTSD

Leaders cannot expect their team members to return to work as they left. Many people returning to work will be suffering from COVID PTSD. They will have experienced one or more of the following: Disconnection from work, projects, leaders, and peers. Health challenges. Anxiety/fear about financial situation. Loss of a loved one. Relationship issues. Trauma … Read more

Winner’s Minutes: Smart Leaders Pivot Fast, Adjust, and Accept

During this time of heavy lay-offs where CEO’s are having to make tough emotional decisions about who remains with a paycheck and who must be let go, how do CEO’s cope with the stress? Every decision that a CEO makes during this economic downturn affects company dynamics, people, families, and communities. The health of a … Read more