Insights

For those looking to advance and enhance their role within an organization, it’s essential to understand how to do so effectively. What most individuals don’t realize is that there’s an evolution to leading. Over my experience leading my own teams and coaching others, I’ve come to...

The causes of a non-functioning team can vary, but regardless of the specific causes, it’s costing you more than you probably realize. If your team is not yielding the expected results you have communicated to them; you have a non-functioning team. At the foundation of a non-functioning...

A title may give someone in a leadership position the authority to make decisions and direct work, but it doesn’t necessarily mean they are a great leader. Leadership is not about using a title, but rather understanding your team to build trust through transparency to influence...

The hiring process can be cumbersome, frustrating, and time-consuming. But if due diligence happens and you have an effective process, finding the right fit can mean employee longevity, satisfaction, and growth.  Unfortunately, not all hiring stories have a happy ending. Hiring mistakes can lead to unnecessary...

Everyone makes mistakes.  You’ve likely heard this phrase over and over again (ever since you were a child). While mistakes are human nature and certainly nothing to be ashamed about, what happens after mistakes are made determines the true effectiveness of a person’s leadership ability. Some of the...

Burnout. Overwhelm. Stress. Tiredness. These are all words you’ve probably heard from employees and team members at work. What do all of these terms have in common? They all relate to energy management. The healthiest organizations and individuals know how to effectively manage their energy to stay...

Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like you don’t need to have all the answers? If your employees are empowered, you don’t need to! “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people so they can...

Are you a manager who feels your team, or possibly a team member, is managing you? Or are you an employee who feels you need to manage your manager? Both of these situations are more common than you’d expect in the workplace, but why does it happen,...

Your health is the most important asset to you as an individual. Without it, everything becomes limiting.  No different than going to your physician for an annual check-up to stay healthy, a workplace diagnosis can determine the overall health of your organization, your managers, your employees,...

There’s no denying that the pandemic brought about some unexpected and challenging changes - both in the work and home environments. I often hear people asking, “what’s the new normal look like?” The real question I have for companies, and especially managers is: “How well do you...