Your Mindset Determines Your Physical Experience

 

Did you know that how we frame situations is a big determinant of our physical experience, including our health? Here's a short video that sharing some results of cutting edge academic research I've been delving into. There's powerful evidence that we have much more control over our goals and...

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How to Have a Sustainable Career

 

The career landscape has completely changed. And it's happened really quickly. Many of the people I've had in-depth conversations with recently have had one thing in common: they've all undergone big, unexpected career change. Things are getting shaken up in ways they hadn't anticipated. 

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Women, What's Your Why?

Today is International Women's Day, and 2017's theme is #BeBoldForChange. What does it take to be a world-changing woman? 

Whenever I coach leaders, male or female, one of the first things we do is examine is their purpose--their big WHY.  When they face obstacles, which they always...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Team Relationships Before the End of the Year

The end of the calendar year can often be a mad rush to complete your to-do list before taking some well-deserved time off.

 

But it's also the perfect opportunity to strengthen your relationships within your team.

 

Don't miss out. Be intentional about how to make the most of...

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Be a "Leater": Others are Depending On It

Recently, I received an important reminder from an unlikely source: my 9 year-old daughter. She had noticed a drop in my usual energy, so she made me a card at school to cheer me up.

In case you can't read it, it says:

Mom Be a Leater.

I was so touched when she gave it to me and after thanking...

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How to Persevere When You Just Want to Crawl Back Under the Covers

Sometimes life throws you curveballs. Sometimes it feels like there's a pitching machine throwing at you and it won't stop.

One of my friends lost a parent and an uncle in the space of a month.

Another person, a highly qualified client of mine in the technology industry, was put on a team where...

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Two Things Taylor Swift Can Teach You About Leadership

Most leaders I know consider themselves lifelong learners, but if you had asked me if I thought Taylor Swift had some valuable leadership advice to share, I confess I may have looked at you sideways.

But as I was driving my 7 year old daughter home from summer camp and she was singing along to...

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The 7 Second Leadership Hack

The mindset with which you approach your day dramatically impacts your outcomes.

This is especially true when we are in high stakes situations, like negotiating or public speaking.

Rather than try to remember a long list of tactics to do well in those...

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Act Like a Duck

Over a decade ago, I got some very good leadership advice that is just as relevant today as it was then:

"Act like a duck."

Huh? Take a look at this short video to see what I mean.

This advice is especially important as you climb the ranks; in fact, it's essential for any senior leader...

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How to Power Up Your Presence

The topic of executive presence comes up frequently with my clients. While the term "presence" is a big amorphous, it comes down to whether you inspire competence and trust as a leader.

There are two key components to having an effective presence: Your Inner Game and Your Outer Game.

Your...

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