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!, 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

Leadership

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

Leadership

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

Around The Town, Leadership

Athena Leadership #2 (there’s still time to apply)

I've been a little tardy at writing more about my experience with Athena Next Gen.  But luckily, they have extended the deadline to April 8th to apply for their next class, so you're okay.  A few weeks ago, I attended their breakfast where they had two past Athena class members and Annetta Wilson, who was one… Continue reading Athena Leadership #2 (there’s still time to apply)

Leadership

Let’s Turn Anger Management into Happiness Management

This past week, I was fortunate enough to attend Fred Pryor/CareerTrack’s “Managing Emotions Under Pressure,” or as my mom called it “Anger Management.” If you ever have a chance to attend it I recommend it.  I had a few “ah ha” moments.  And many of them had a little side of “duh” to go with… Continue reading Let’s Turn Anger Management into Happiness Management

Leadership, Online

Mini-series on Leadership, Final Part: K.I.S.S.

And finally, when you are building a presentation, drafting a report, or anything that you would happen to be doing for your supervisor, you also have to flexible and understand their learning style.  Some people are more visual, some more verbal, others have to read everything word for word to understand something.  When you need… Continue reading Mini-series on Leadership, Final Part: K.I.S.S.