Leadership · Meetings · Teams · Virtual

Are you brave enough for your voice to be heard?

What do you do during virtual meetings? Do you multi-task? Do you put the phone on mute? What do you wear on a work-at-home day? (Don’t worry, it’s a rhetorical question, I don’t expect you to answer.) Most of us, at least occasionally, work remotely from the rest of our team. As a result, conference… Continue reading Are you brave enough for your voice to be heard?

Conflict Management · Leadership · Work Life Harmony

Increase Your Emotional Investment, Get Happy Results

Several years ago I created a team-building activity around the concept of emotional bank accounts. The idea is that our relationships with each other are like “bank accounts.” Each interaction is equivalent to making a deposit or withdrawal. Positive interactions are deposits and negative interactions are withdrawals. Over time the balance increases, stays static or gets overdrawn. Generally,… Continue reading Increase Your Emotional Investment, Get Happy Results

Leadership

Everything I learned about leadership I learned from my dog

Ok, not everything, but I have learned valuable lessons from her that could be applied to effective leadership.  I’m single with no kids, so a dog is my teacher – if you have a significant other and/or children, you may feel the same way about those who share your home.  Leadership, to me, is about… Continue reading Everything I learned about leadership I learned from my dog