Overcome Your Overwhelm

Are you feeling overwhelmed this holiday season? This was the first blog I ever wrote. It was penned in December 2010 for an entrepreneurial women’s group.  While my writing style has evolved over the years, I believe the message is as relevant today as it was then.  When you experience a moment of overwhelm […]

What do I do when my office mate annoys me?

All is going very well right now—the new office on the 8th floor provides a nice view of the lake and the park where many have lunch in the spring.  The open seating of the office with minimal separation will take some getting used to and for now, the firm is understaffed so one […]

Cure Pre-Meeting Anxiety

If you have ever experienced pre-meeting anxiety, you know that once that anxiety has taken hold of your body, it can feel impossible to quell.  And it if it happens repeatedly when meeting with the same person, it can become a self-fulfilling prophecy that creates a never ending loop of anxiety.

There are many different […]

Exchange Judgment for Joy this Holiday Season

The day after Christmas is the biggest gift return day of the year. Over 71% of Americans don’t like the gift they have received over the holiday and a good portion of those people will head to the store on December 26th to exchange that gift for something they really want.

Shockingly, in spite of […]

The Biggest Mistake Leaders Make When Speaking

Have you ever been enthusiastic about rolling out a new program to your team only to be met with full resistance?   What if you knew this program was going to solve the problems that they had been complaining about?  Did you wonder what was wrong with them while asking yourself “why don’t they get […]

Use Your Attention with Intention

Are you using your attention with intention?

How many times have you woken up with full clarity that you HAD to get one action item completed today?  It must be done!

Then you get into the office to be welcomed by 3 urgent voicemails, 2 last minute meeting requests, a notice of Susie’s birthday lunch today […]

Where Is My Happy?

To be, or not to be…happy, that is the question.

 

Last month in Should I Care If My Employees Are Happy?, we highlighted powerful evidence from several experts that has proven “Happiness in the Workplace” improves the bottom line.

This leads many leaders to ask the key question,
“How can I foster a culture of happiness so […]

Should I Care If My Employees Are Happy?

Yes. As leaders, we should care if employees are happy. If we want to experience high engagement, low turnover, high productivity and authentic employee loyalty, we must create a culture of happiness. Happiness increases profits.

Entrepreneur.com editorial contributor, Eric Su, summed it up best with his statement, “They say that money can’t buy you happiness, but […]