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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Raise Your Unique Leadership Voice

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November 5, 2013
Raise Your Unique Leadership Voice

I’m always doing public speaking and presentations in my line of work. But I also constantly train lots of highly placed executives to help them master their own presentation skills. The key, I’ve found, is to find your unique, individual voice. Each of us has a signature style of speaking and presenting that comes naturally…

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Game Changers: Women Empowering Women for Synergistic Success

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October 15, 2013
Game Changers: Women Empowering Women for Synergistic Success

The newest professional development trend is focused on cultivating women leaders to not only ascend into higher-level positions but also become game changers for their teams, organizations, and industries. I find that many large corporations have established new women’s affinity leadership networks for the sole purpose of providing a workplace community whereby women can help…

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The Importance of a Brand New You

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September 10, 2013
The Importance of a Brand New You

Everyone knows the importance of competitive corporate branding strategies to market to a targeted group of people with unique offerings of specific goods or services. But what is often forgotten is that professionals each have their own personal brands, whether they know it or not. It doesn’t matter if you are a top-level executive, an…

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Leadership Mindset: Getting Out Of Your Own Way

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August 6, 2013
Leadership Mindset: Getting Out Of Your Own Way

When I am coaching leaders and high achievers regarding their executive presence I hear of the same obstacle over and over again. In fact it always comes up in the very first conversation we have – although they do not realize it or recognize it. Because I have coached so many people I can immediately…

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Professional Women’s Summer Fashion Emergencies

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July 23, 2013
Professional Women’s Summer Fashion Emergencies

The top question from my professional female clients this time of year is always “What do I wear during the summer months to be cool, comfortable, but professional?” The summer months are definitely a more challenging time of the year to look professional and credible while the temperature rises. Here are a few tips to…

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