Fostering Trust in the Workplace

Fostering Trust in the Workplace

Source: Magicalquote.com Recently I heard a quote that really stuck with me while watching a program on Netflix called, Mozart in the Jungle. The new maestro, Rodrigo de Souza, says, “The highest cliff you can fall from is Trust.” This quote was inspired...
Transitioning Through Change Like A Pro

Transitioning Through Change Like A Pro

When I think about coming to the end of a good book, I feel a sense of loss. If I really loved the book, I don’t want it to end. I want the story to continue, yet here I am, closing the book and facing change. What will I read next? Will it be nearly as good as...
Giving Feedback With Confidence: Part 2

Giving Feedback With Confidence: Part 2

For years I’ve asked the question: What stops you from giving feedback? Not surprisingly, the response is consistently the same:1) I don’t know how the person is going to react;2) I don’t think they will take it well. I think they will be upset or...
Giving Feedback With Confidence: Part 1

Giving Feedback With Confidence: Part 1

I recently learned some trivia about the 1976 neo-noir psychological thriller, Taxi Driver. In the movie, Robert De Niro, stars as Travis Bickle a mentally unstable veteran, working as a nighttime taxi driver. The line, “You talkin’ to me?” ranks...
Finding Your North Star

Finding Your North Star

Recently I embarked on a complete rebranding exercise for my coaching and consulting business. The result? It made me fall more in love with the work I do as an entrepreneur and strategic thinking partner for those I’m fortunate enough to call my clients. North...
Understanding Emotional Triggers

Understanding Emotional Triggers

I can’t imagine that anyone wakes up in the morning and says, “Hey, I think I’ll be a victim in the story of my life today.” Yet, more often than not, our brain tricks us into taking on that exact role. What? Our brain tricks us? Answer: Yes....