Julie Winkle Giulioni January 11, 2022 Many leaders – even those deeply committed to the growth of others – find themselves cringing as the annual individual development planning (IDP) season approaches. And they’re not alone. Employees frequently feel a similar sense of dread as they prepare to sit down and plot out their goals, learning, … Continue reading Individual Development Planning: From One-on-One to a Team Sport
Achim Nowak August 23, 2021 You need to stop being a doormat, Reverend Mona said to me. I was 34 years old at the time. Artistic Head of an internationally acclaimed theatre company in New York. Hot shit, so I thought. For the first time in my life, I had taken 6 weeks off to … Continue reading The Hidden Language of Personal Power
Achim Nowak August 11, 2021 They told you to never say “I” at a meeting. Use “We.” Always We. Ignore them. They are wrong. They told you that when you say I, I, I it sounds like it’s all about you. Said you would sound like a grandstanding, self-promoting, self-aggrandizing narcissist. A bit of projection, … Continue reading They Told You to Never Say “I.” They Are WRONG.
Ramon Nuez September 9, 2020 Michael Jordan writes, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” In 1978, 15-year-old Micheal … Continue reading 17 Personal Improvement Rules That Will Give You a Gargantuan Advantage to Achieve Things You Value
Graham Jones June 17, 2020 The other day I was on a Zoom call and, for the umpteenth time, I couldn’t hear what was going on. It’s not my aging ears that’s the problem, though. Instead, it is the fact that almost everyone on the call was speaking at the same time. So keen were … Continue reading Are You Listening?
Dave Sutton — May 8, 2020 This period of self-isolation has brought about mixed feelings. While the world struggles, those of us at home can only pray for the well-being of others and show gratitude for our own. Still, staying at home is a challenge in itself. Remaining confined to one space is not easy, … Continue reading From Self-Isolation to Self-Improvement
Maini Homer — February 10, 2020 Every day, I see people who are not doing anything to improve themselves emotionally, mentally or even physically. They spend their days doing jobs they do not love because they have been conditioned to believe that they are not good enough for anything better. Photo by Kiana Bosman on … Continue reading Why Self-Development is Important if You Want to Be a True Leader
Susan Quinn — December 18, 2019 2020 is quickly approaching and with it comes the opportunity to ‘course correct.’ Rethink what habits are keeping you busy but not really productive and build a new system that focuses on quality work. According to research, about 60% of us hope for a better future and accordingly set … Continue reading 3 Productivity Hacks to Maximize the ROI on Your Professional and Personal Goals
Ashley Hill — November 4, 2019 Your homepage is the online equivalent of a firm, friendly, and personable business handshake. It can be a memorable way for your company to stand out. And one way to do that is with a unique value proposition or a UVP. Your UVP is a simple, well-thought-out, clear statement … Continue reading How to Show Off Your Unique Value Proposition
Liz Kislik — October 14, 2019 Follow @lizkislik When I ran into a local café to pick up some lunch, I saw a young woman who used to work there. She was visiting old colleagues after her first month as a first-year college student. I asked how things were going, and she described a situation … Continue reading When You Have to Generate Your Own Advice