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Applied for Dozens of Jobs with No Response? Change Your Approach
Applied for Dozens of Jobs with No Response? Change Your Approach

It’s time to revisit how you are going about your job search and application strategy. Online job boards don’t hire you – people do. Connect with people.

Want to Accelerate Your Engineering Career? Develop Soft Skills
Want to Accelerate Your Engineering Career? Develop Soft Skills

You can’t afford to neglect the value of soft skills in your career growth, even in technology and engineering. Soft skills increase your influence!

Real Leaders Listen at Home – a Personal Story
Real Leaders Listen at Home – a Personal Story

Sometimes we want to separate who we are at home and at work. For many people, the current pandemic crisis has made that nearly impossible as millions of people are now working from home. So certainly we need to set up boundaries and rules so that we can focus and be productive, but I had […]

Real Leaders Listen at Work – a Personal Story
Real Leaders Listen at Work – a Personal Story

This week I am sharing a personal journey that truly is ongoing in how I work to expand and develop my listening skills in work settings. It took a 360 degree survey to help me realize that I was actually terrible at listening and considering others opinions. I thought I had all the right answers […]

Extend Trust to Earn Trust
Extend Trust to Earn Trust

Can you ever write and talk enough about trust? Probably not. It’s power is huge at work, at home, in communities, and more.  No wonder it is one of my Five Factors of Leadership and Team Success. Without trust, things just break down. And truthfully, trust doesn’t just happen. It is built and shaped over […]

How to Tell Your Boss They Need a Leadership Coach
How to Tell Your Boss They Need a Leadership Coach

What if it’s not you that needs to change, it’s the leader you are dealing with? Your boss is toxic, a jerk, or just otherwise unhelpful. Or, maybe they are just average. How do you approach the subject that they need some help, because if they can improve their influence that will have huge benefits […]

Leaders – Make Yourself Replaceable
Leaders – Make Yourself Replaceable

As technology continues to progress and we get more and more automation, many jobs will be replaced by technology. For many people, this is scary. So why am I suggesting you make yourself replaceable? Simple – it’s the right thing to do. I’m not talking about doing lame jobs that can be done by a […]

There are “Rough Waters” Ahead – You Can Weather the Storm
There are “Rough Waters” Ahead – You Can Weather the Storm

Virus, fears, uncertainty, sickness, isolation, quarantine… No doubt, what we’re dealing with right now as individuals, families, communities, nations, and the world is quite troubling.  The coronavirus and its vast reaches are having huge impacts on life as we know it. It’s a storm on economics, finances, mental health, physical health, businesses, education, and more. […]

Conflict Can Build Trust
Conflict Can Build Trust

Can conflict really build trust in people and teams? Absolutely. In fact, I would say that one of the best indicators of a team that trusts each other is the amount of conflict in the team.  When I share this with people, often they get confused. Isn’t conflict a bad thing? In many instances, yes, […]

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