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Reframe Your Mindset and Reap the Benefits of Effective Networking

One of my favorite songs in the musical Hamilton is Guns and Ships. While the song starts by talking about Lafayette, it soon changes to being a song about Lafayette telling George Washington that he needs to get his “right-hand man” back at his side and into the war if he wants to win. In fact, George Washington learned of Lafayette, who was instrumental in winning the Revolutionary War, initially through Hamilton.

Networking is not just about who you know; it’s...

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7 Ways to Position Yourself for a Promotion

leadership Apr 11, 2021

If you're thinking this is the year you're going to land that promotion, now is the time to start positioning yourself for success. Stepping into a leadership role is as much about talent as it is about creating a new way of thinking about yourself, leadership, and your career goals. 

Today you have to be mindful and intentional about the direction you want to take in your career. What’s your goal for your professional advancement? Is it a promotion to a director, vice-president,...

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FORBES ARTICLE: Systemic Racism In The Workplace

leadership Jul 03, 2020

In light of the current climate, I was inspired to add my voice to the conversation on how leaders with the walls of various organizational structures could work to dismantle racism and engage in anti-racist work.

It was the subject of my article recently published in Forbes entitled: Systemic Racism In The Workplace: How To Move From Acknowledgment To Lasting Change.

I also spoke on these points during my monthly segment on AM Northwest Morning Show, which you can also watch...

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10 Tips for Leading Effective Virtual Meetings

business career leadership Mar 20, 2020

Are you needing to stay connected to your team? Online virtual meetings will be our new normal for a while. Interviews have not moved into the online space, so you'll want to make the same powerful impression virtually as you would in person. Also, distributed teams are having to consider how to maintain good working relationships with their colleagues, as well as, how to collaborate effectively in online workshops and have online meetings. 

So, whether you're interviewing or...

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