Being a small business owner slash consultant has the perk of me being able to dictate how I spend my time. My business partner and I also can choose how we spend our money rather than staying hard and true to our pre-planned budget. (We didn’t plan to buy a Minion or Sylvie Loki costume… Continue reading My VIP Synapse Experience
People are wondering if a meeting needed to have been a video chat. Or could it have been a phone call?
The below reflections are based on a blog post I wrote earlier called “In My Bosses Shoes” where I wrote about having learned the different facets of having to “manage up.” In order to learn how to lead the other generations well, you have to first understand how you want to be managed by your… Continue reading Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), Getting Managed
Millennials, particularly the Millennial A’s, are defined (by me) as those who may have had a cellphone in high school, but they were still paying for every minute. It was also either attached to a bag or at least didn’t flip closed. We (because I’m one of them) are now entering management roles where we… Continue reading Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), An Intro
I finally finished Deep Work, by Cal Newport, and immediately started reading it again. I started it as soon as I finished because it was so chock full of amazing recommendations for how to employ deep work that I needed to read it again to make sure I absorbed everything. While I’ll give you an… Continue reading Wildly Important
On a car ride home, Patti and John reminisce about one of their top vacations of all time, an all-inclusive resort called Twin Farms. Click here to listen or subscribe from your favorite podcast app!
Some Salesforce studying, iPhone 8 reboot instructions, and education on gender judo round out our random learnings for the week. The theme for the week is Building Trust. We talk about the different components for building trust and two books about trust - Tribes, by Seth Godin and The Speed of Trust, by Stephen MR… Continue reading Podcast #10 – Building Trust
Women empowerment, coaching with compassion, and scavenger hunts are the focus for our random learnings for the week. A couples visioning session along with a business retreat visioning/alignment session made Patti have to figure out great questions to ask, and John has always been good at asking questions, so they offer some advice on asking… Continue reading Podcast #7 – Asking Good Questions
“Leadership is more than just rallying followers, it is about changing systems.” -Martha Maywood Mertz, “Becoming Athena” Advocate for Your Community What does Community mean to me? I define Tribe as the people I love and support and dedicate the bulk of my emotional time to where I want them all to individually succeed and… Continue reading Advocate Fiercely – Advocate for Your Community
Back in February, I gave a talk to the Athena WE group out at UCF. If you’d like to learn more about Athena Leadership, check out my old posts here and here. The topic I was given was on the Pillar of Advocate Fiercely. Here are some of the things I talked about! “Athena leaders… Continue reading Advocate Fiercely – Advocate for Your Tribe