6 Ways to Expand Your Leadership & Experience Greater Career Velocity

September 30, 2014
6 Ways to Expand Your Leadership & Experience Greater Career Velocity

Companies hate to see valuable human resources not being utilized to the optimum degree. So any organization will give extra leadership responsibility to anyone who demonstrates that they are ready to handle it. #1 Expand Your Capability That’s why the trick to ensuring your predictable promotion is to develop your leadership skills beyond your current…

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4 Ways to Leverage Executive Presence Into Positive Change

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September 16, 2014
4 Ways to Leverage Executive Presence Into Positive Change

Real leadership means being a positive change agent for your organization. To exude that kind of contagious and persuasive influence it takes a well-defined and developed executive presence. A huge component of that is intentionally cultivated emotional intelligence. Here are four ways to continually raise your emotional I.Q. and utilize your executive presence as a…

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Shopping for the Magic Pill for Fast Promotion?

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July 29, 2014
Shopping for the Magic Pill for Fast Promotion?

I have watched many smart and talented people get nowhere because they spent their most critical “prime time” looking for some easy fix. But there is no cakewalk to greatness. Exit the Comfort Zone It’s easy to rationalize, “I can’t afford to hire a private coach” or “I need to wait until I have a…

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Acquiring the Emotional Intelligence of Executive Presence

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July 8, 2014
Acquiring the Emotional Intelligence of Executive Presence

Emotional intelligence is basically measured by taking an inventory of your genuinely empathic people skills. Do you know how to accurately interpret body language or consistently engage audiences when making a presentation or giving a speech? Are you poised under pressure, controlling your own mindset and range of emotions? Does walking into the board room…

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Look and Act the Part You Want

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June 17, 2014
Look and Act the Part You Want

According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Work-Life Policy, a major think tank based in New York, one of the keys to executive presence is to act the part. The research found that those who demonstrate perceptible executive presence act confident, decisive, assertive, and strategic. Does that sound like you? Go from…

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Channel the Olympian Mindset for Career Success Gold

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February 18, 2014
Channel the Olympian Mindset for Career Success Gold

To exemplify the success mindset – whether in the sports arena or the business world – you especially need the four particular traits outlined below. 1. Team Vision Olympians and iconic leaders exude a shared team perspective. They promote themselves and win recognition from others through an uncommon service mentality and willingness to give credit…

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Stop Being Boxed-In and Seize the Career You Want

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February 6, 2014
Stop Being Boxed-In and Seize the Career You Want

You know you are capable of so much more. But you have become such a reliable cog in the machinery that it never occurs to your superiors to offer you a promotion. So here are five essential tips and two great exercises from my toolkit to help you gain exposure, communicate your value, and make…

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Earn 10X What Your Competitors Do in 2014!

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January 7, 2014
Earn 10X What Your Competitors Do in 2014!

How can you earn up to 10 times what your peers and competitors do? Set realistic goals, write them down, and then train toward them with a coach/mentor who has senior level experience! Business author Mark McCormack explains that MBA graduates from Harvard who had specific written goals that were clearly outlined with concrete action…

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Diversity is Good Business

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December 2, 2013
Diversity is Good Business

If you want a new perspective and approach for 2014 (and what business doesn’t?) promote greater diversity and practice more intentional inclusion. In August I read a Harvard Business Review blog article that explained that a diverse, inclusive workforce significantly improves individual performance. Research also shows that loyalty rates go up by approximately 20 percent….

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Immerse Yourself in Accelerated Success

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November 19, 2013
Immerse Yourself in Accelerated Success

If you have ever come to Atlanta to work with me in one of my intensive sessions, you know that I devote the entire time to coaching, advising, and consulting on a variety of key strategies and techniques. The intensity of this kind of laser focus really gets to the core of your leadership development,…

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