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

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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!, 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

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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

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Richard Branson’s Leadership Philosophies

I was fortunate to attend the Qualtrics X4 Conference this past March. There, Richard Branson was interviewed by the CEO and he was asked about leadership. "All a business is is a group of people." Humans that are coming together for the betterment of some kind of cause, whether to make money or help change… Continue reading Richard Branson’s Leadership Philosophies

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Why I went to the Mayor’s Summit

At the Mayor Buddy Dyer Neighborhood & Community Summit this weekend, I attended the Storytelling for Organizations breakout session where the new Orlando Poet Laureate taught everyone best practices on incorporating storytelling into your message. As part of this, she had us break into groups of two and we had to tell a story about… Continue reading Why I went to the Mayor’s Summit