Social Media. A lifeline for people starting out in business on their own. We need to make the most of our social presence but beware the vortex: it will trap you into wasted time, wasted effort and some seriously anxiety-inducing thought spirals.Read More
The celebration of late bloomers never seems to happen. We have no 40 past their 40s lists to recognize our achievements. Hitting our stride may come early for some and well into retirement for others. For those late bloomers and late-bloomers-in-waiting, I celebrate you - and also let you know it is time to get busy.Read More
Ego. Extremes. Consistency.
Successful leaders and successful drivers know when to immerse themselves and when to rid themselves of these experiences.Read More
Maybe you are done with the “woman in…” description. I get it. I was almost there too.
Then I saw a social media post inspired by a ballet magazine cover (of all things) and I remembered why that title is so damned important.Read More
Guy Kawasaki was looking for help.
I took a chance and said yes.
Nerves got the better of me and I nearly blew it.
This is my Wise Guy story.Read More
Why did I go from feeling honoured to feeling uneasy and finally, to saying no?
Being an ally takes more than just support. It means stepping aside.Read More
“Leadership means one day, looking around the room, waiting for someone - anyone, to do something, and realizing you are that someone. “Read More
I enabled pay inequity. As a junior leader, new to the company, I did not fight back against a strict, no-transparency policy.
From then on, the result of that experience made me a heat-seeking missile for equitable pay and for increased transparency with my teams.Read More
I haven’t met a bad process I haven’t circumvented…
Without permission, I replaced the established performance management reviews with 2 questions. You don’t have to break the rules to implement the benefits our team gained.
You can simply read this post.Read More
Speaking on stage is exciting, and also results in some peculiar pre-show habits; including one quirk I share with Jerry Seinfeld & Jimmy Fallon.
I bet you do to.Read More
An entrepreneur’s path is rarely straightforward.
Here’s a look at the past year, my challenges, the common mistakes and ‘freak out’ moments most of us make on this journey.Read More
4 tips to reduce stress and pursue happiness when you’ve ventured out on your ownRead More
I made things more difficult for myself by trying to ‘go it alone’, to prove that I deserved that seat at the table. Don’t do what I did.Read More
We underestimate the impact the death of a colleague has on our lifeRead More
It can create a slippery slope allowing for bias to creep further into the hiring process.Read More
Thank you for the journey: A letter to the old meRead More
I spent years pursuing someone else's dreams, getting fired was just what I needed.Read More
3 easy ways to "pay it forward" in the workplace as part of your leadership developmentRead More
Managers cannot only be “doers”
They need time dedicated to leading & developing their team.Read More
Does my mind have to be still or can I learn to harness the endless thoughts cycling through my brain? One thing is for certain, this imagination knows no bounds.Read More