These articles, based on up-to-date research, give you leadership tips, techniques, and tools so you and your team get more done together.
Meetings: Lose the Weight, Feel Great
Do you get that sickly, over-indulged sluggishness from stuffing too many meetings into an already crammed week? Meeting obesity is a widespread, pandemic-related problem. Research shows the weight gain since the onset...Continue reading
Yes, there is a Santa Claus. And it’s you.
I just enjoyed a holiday lunch conversation with fellow Women Executives members in my hometown of Charlotte, NC. We relished being together and, though 2021 had some high points, it was such...Continue reading
Be the Boss of You
It’s natural to spend some of your workday doing things you would not do if your job didn’t require it. As my sister said to me years ago, “That’s why they call...Continue reading
Shine Your Light to Amplify Others
Is there a song from childhood that still points you toward your north star, your mission? When I was a young girl, I loved to sing the gospel song “Brighten the Corner...Continue reading
Three Magic Keys to Building Networks and Sponsorship: Part Three
Mentoring happens between a person looking for support and guidance and someone who has expertise or higher status and voluntarily gives their time to support and encourage that person. Thus, mentoring doesn’t...Continue reading
Three Magic Keys to Building Networks and Sponsorship: Part Two
Suppose you are a woman or a member of an under-represented group in your organization. In that case, you’re undoubtedly taking steps to create the sorts of professional relationships that can aid...Continue reading
Three Magic Keys to Building Networks and Sponsorship: Part One
If you are a woman or a minority worker, cross-gender and cross-race professional relationships in which you are guided and supported by more experienced or influential people can 1) accelerate your career...Continue reading
Dignity at Work Enhances Business Performance
Desmond Tutu proclaims, “Dignity not only sustains but also energizes and enables.” I’ve far too often seen how the ways coworkers interact undermines their dignity and therefore erodes their energy and motivation...Continue reading
Video Meetings in a Pandemic Era: Emotional Exhaustion, Stressors, and Coping
Video meetings are hard work. Why? Because they require mental and emotional labor. For many, the labor is stressful and exhausting. Video Meetings in a Pandemic Era: Emotional Exhaustion, Stressors and coping...Continue reading
Women: Who’s More Likely to Throw You “Under the Bus”?
One reason women don’t have job and pay equity in the U.S. is that they are still climbing out of a legacy of unequal social structures. Attitudes that women are somehow inferior...Continue reading