Tips for Success
The most successful professionals are those who can connect, adapt, and innovate. We all have unique colleagues in our workplace - those who appear to master it all. They motivate others, solve problems [...]
Everyone has that one goal that they've had for too long. Often, we find ourselves with ambitions that we’ve had for far too long and have been unsuccessful in achieving simply because we [...]
Ever wonder what it would be like to only worry about yourself? Between our personal and professional relationships, we often tend to put more energy into supporting the people around us than we [...]
In my recent article, How Great Leaders Stay Ahead, I highlighted the seven critical competencies essential for Leadership Intelligence (LQ): accountability, continual learning, confidence & patience, time management & dependability, risk-taking, adaptability to [...]
We all make decisions every day that shape, enrich, or even detract from our lives and, in most cases, the lives of others. That is the essence of leadership. So regardless of the title [...]
Ah, winter – wonderlands of snow, love-filled holidays, another promising New Year. January is supposed to be a time of new resolutions and self-improvement, right? Unfortunately, this time of year seems to be anything [...]
I am having trouble connecting with my new direct report as well as one of my department colleagues. I am frustrated, since I did not have problems establishing rapport or communicating with the co-workers in my other department. At the risk of sounding paranoid, I almost feel like they are conspiring to see me fail. For example, during our department meeting last week I asked for input on a new idea. As customary, both individuals had little to contribute. Yet, I saw them together discussing their ideas in private the following day.
How do you suggest I handle this?
– Peter D.
I have been with my current company for 7 years, and in my current job for the past 2 years… Now I am not being challenged, my manager hardly interacts with me, and when I do solve a problem or present a creative idea I feel very unappreciated. I don’t want to quit, but I am tired of feeling uninspired and overlooked.
What should I do?
– Stephanie S.