22 September 2021

Are You Solving the Right Problem?

By |2022-04-06T13:06:07-04:00September 22nd, 2021|

Not pausing to ask that question could actually be creating more problems for you as a leader.Let’s talk about problems. I had a meeting with a leader recently. She started our time by telling me that all she is doing is solving problems at work. Day in and day out she mentioned how she is [...]

19 August 2021

Expand Your Horizons with Q Storming

By |2022-04-06T11:47:44-04:00August 19th, 2021|

The Problem-Solving Benefit of Questions There are big, big problems to solve. On nearly every front, our industries, norms, systems, and way of life is being challenged. A a result, this can be both an intimidation and an invitation for leaders. They are facing problems they have never had to solve before.New problems sometimes require [...]

22 June 2021

A Fresh Look at Entitlement

By |2022-03-23T15:30:11-04:00June 22nd, 2021|

The E word. Entitlement. Wait…don’t tune out when you read that word. I admit, it has been overused, but bear with me for a moment.Instead of seeing entitlement as a negative, I invite you to focus on how the exploration of entitlement can help you grow your business. The conversation around employees going back to the office [...]

13 April 2021

Leaning into Your Preferred Future

By |2022-03-23T15:10:07-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Hindsight is 20/20, until it isn’t. What if hindsight does not work? What is the new pathway forward? Sometimes, hindsight can become a liability instead of an asset.Every industry was unsettled in 2020. Leaders were left asking the question, “what do we do now and how do we do it?” Those who answer it by looking [...]

15 March 2021

Nobody is Too Busy, it’s a Matter of Priorities

By |2022-03-23T14:54:35-04:00March 15th, 2021|

Calendar Integrity “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” J. R. R. Tolkien You can tell a lot about a person by looking at their checkbook...and one's calendar. These two important record keepers can speak to how you value your time and your money. I’m not [...]

17 February 2021

When Hearing Voices is a Good Thing

By |2022-03-23T14:30:08-04:00February 17th, 2021|

Which Voices Matter? Recently, I worked with an extremely accomplished middle school Principal responsible for leading her campus through the most difficult time of school closure, distance learning, bringing students back to campus all while helping both her staff and the families feel safe. This is in addition to abiding by the ever-changing guidelines coming [...]

1 October 2020

The Strength Finder’s Conundrum

By |2022-03-23T14:37:25-04:00October 1st, 2020|

How do you see yourself? Julie is a twenty-nine-year-old new manager. She has always been a bit insecure; she would tell you that, although she’s been recognized for her professional accomplishments. She’s never really “found” herself. She’d also say that she was always on a quest to go deeper and become more self-aware. She heard [...]

1 September 2020

Building Capacity into Your Business

By |2022-03-23T13:24:44-04:00September 1st, 2020|

"The level of your Leadership IQ will have a direct impact on the performance capacity of your people now, and in the future." —Cheryl Scanlan Which list do you see yourself on? That was a bit of a trick question. The truth is that most of us spend a bit of time on each list. [...]

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