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Is Your Team Only As Strong As Its Leader?

With Travis Kalanick’s departure from Uber, there are numerous blogs and funds watching to see if Uber can maintain its unicorn status and growth predictions without its number one leader and founder. In my mind that’s one big problem for Uber right there. Why is its leader seen as responsible for the company’s phenomenal success? As comparison, I offer my
Posted on July 11, 2017
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This is Why I Pay Full Price

It’s springtime in the Bay Area and you know what that means? Yes! Lots of spring school auctions. Bid on this dinner, this massage, this gift certificate to a local store. It all sounds reasonable. And a great bargain! (more…)
Posted on May 17, 2017
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Feeling Overwhelmed? What is YOUR True Limit?

True confession here. Although the majority of my clients at one time or another turn to me for some time/energy management help, I’m always walking that journey alongside my clients. No matter how much I know (and practice) of optimal time management practices, I still find myself at times, well simply, overwhelmed. (more…)
Posted on May 15, 2017
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Feedback: Do It More, Do It Better

With that arrival of Q1, it often brings around long-overdue performance reviews. So whether you’ve just wrapped up yours or you’re delaying the inevitable, I thought I would share some of my own learnings about the daunting task of giving feedback. (more…)
Posted on May 7, 2017
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Want to have it all? Read this first…

Have you ever felt like you were on a treadmill: you’re working incredibly hard but just not gaining ground? (Yes, I’ve felt this way too!) (more…)
Posted on May 5, 2017
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It’s Hard to Say Goodbye

If you’ve been on my email list for awhile, you might have noticed something – or rather the lack of something. I haven’t been writing any emails or blog posts. (more…)
Posted on May 4, 2017
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Emotional Intelligence – What You Need To Know [Infographic]

This is a guest post from Davitt Corporate Partners. Over the past number of years there has been a shift away from IQ to EQ. (more…)
Posted on September 19, 2016
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“I’m Just Really Busy”

I’m too busy to chit chat with you in the hallway. I’m too busy to go out for lunch – eating at my desk, or just eating at 4pm is fine. (more…)
Posted on August 3, 2016
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Emotions At Work: Needless Or Necessary?

Last weekend I sat on the sidelines as my 14-year-old son played a local tennis tournament. I often compare the court side behavior of these young men. (more…)
Posted on June 7, 2016
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From The Horse’s Mouth: Reflections on Leadership Work With Horses

Earlier this month, I led my inaugural leadership development workshop with horses in Sonoma. You might have read my newsletters promoting the event and even thought it sounded interesting. (more…)
Posted on May 9, 2016
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What To Do When You’ve Got A ‘Bad Boss’

More likely than not, you have worked for a bad boss. I’ve had clients tell me about bosses who lied to them, then denied it; bosses who belittled them and made them cry in meetings; and even bosses who threw something “near” them and cursed. (more…)
Posted on April 19, 2016
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A Leader’s Guide: What’s Worth Tracking?

Picture this — I’m in my tennis lesson when I look down at my Apple Watch to check my heart rate. And instead of seeing a heart rate, I see the ambiguous searching circle. Where is my heart rate?! (more…)
Posted on March 28, 2016
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