Leadership

Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), Getting Managed

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

Leadership

Becoming a Manager (when you’re a Millennial), An Intro

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

Books!, Time Management

Wildly Important

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

Books!, Leadership, Research, Status Update

Podcast #10 – Building Trust

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

Health & Wellness, Leadership, Status Update

Podcast #7 – Asking Good Questions

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

Advocate Fiercely – Advocate for Your Community

“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

Books!, Leadership

Advocate Fiercely – Advocate for Your Tribe

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

Leadership

Coaching With Positive Emotional Attractors

Per usual, I'm auditing a Courseara course. This one is an entire series on Inspirational Leadership and this particular class is on coaching with compassion. Richard E. Boyatzis is the teacher in the course, and he has studied the brain and the elastic receptivity to feedback a person has depending on what mindset they have… Continue reading Coaching With Positive Emotional Attractors