The concept of “informal leadership” can be a little fuzzy. Many professionals want to embrace leadership principles, but they worry about overstepping. Whether or not you aspire to become a “formal” leader, it’s important to understand this concept and demonstrate leadership qualities in ALL your professional roles. This webinar will show you how!
The average person spends about one-third of their lifetime on the job. It’s not only much more enjoyable when you’re doing something you care about; it’s also a lot easier to accept that time commitment when you’re invested in the work. But it IS possible to care too much. Learning how to develop healthy professional detachment is an essential skill for long-term career fulfillment. Keep reading to learn more!
We tend to use these two terms synonymously as if they mean the same thing. But I draw a distinction between them. I just find it easier for managing them and speaking about them, because they are different things. We, therefore, need to approach them differently.
Building or rebuilding trust in the workplace is not only possible, it’s relatively simple (though not necessarily easy!). Leveraging a few thoughtful strategies, you can begin to break down walls and build new, productive bridges with your colleagues—and everyone will benefit when you do! This webinar will show you how!
Most of us were raised to believe that loyalty is a good thing that will be rewarded. But in the professional world, this often isn’t true. In fact, the longer you stay with one employer, the more you could be missing out financially. Keep reading to learn more.
No process is ever perfect. Forward-thinking organizations and people understand this. They are constantly looking for ways to optimize. If you want to elevate your reputation and results at work, focus on improving your processes.
Working on “autopilot” can mean missing important details and opportunities, which can lead to bad decisions, wasted time and energy, and other (more disastrous) career consequences. If you’ve been sleepwalking through your workdays lately, this webinar will help re-engage your brain!
Recently, I’ve seen some discussion around the topic of the traditional two-week notice period given when you quit a job. Some folks are saying it’s no longer necessary. Some argue it is. So, as a career coach, I wanted to weigh in on the topic and offer my professional opinion. Simply put: YES,...
We can probably all agree: Business abbreviations are the worst! The professional development world is full of abbreviations too, and they can be just as confusing. PIP and PDP are two common abbreviations that cause a lot of confusion. Here’s what you need to know.
The working world is more complex today than ever before. With so many moving parts, one wrong move can create a wave of negative ripple impacts! Taking the time to understand the complexity that surrounds you will help provide clarity, which is essential for maintaining peak performance in the modern workplace.
It’s always surprising (though, at this point, it shouldn’t be) just how much people resist the idea that HR might be able to help in certain workplace situations. As a professional career coach, I feel strongly that we do ourselves and others a disservice when we blindly write off HR as being “the enemy.”
I am a big fan of documentation, especially in the workplace. I firmly believe that, when we put thoughts into words and commit them to “paper” (whether physical or digital), we make them more real. Whether journaling for personal development or professional, the act of writing is an important tool for self-discovery, growth and much more. It’s no surprise then that I recommend that everyone keep a work journal.