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How Leaders Can Help Their Team Run With Purpose

How Leaders Can Help Their Team Run With Purpose

As described in SAP’s Talent Management Case Study, the Run with Purpose campaign highlights these passions by showcasing employee purpose stories. Run with Purpose asks you to reflect on…
3 Reasons To Get Off The Career Ladder

3 Reasons To Get Off The Career Ladder

Several years ago, I made a pretty major career shift. I had been on an upward career track – each move promoted up a level and taking on more,…
Don’t Do This To Find A New Job

Don’t Do This To Find A New Job

A few years back I received a connection request on LinkedIn from someone I did not know. I’m not a person who gets bothered by this or who turns down random connections. I see LinkedIn as a great tool…
5-Step Formula To Take The Social Media Plunge

5-Step Formula To Take The Social Media Plunge

One of my most favorite parts of my job is getting to work with senior executives interested in taking the plunge into social media. Usually they know they have…
Two Words I Banned This Year

Two Words I Banned This Year

At the beginning of our volleyball season this year, I went over the ground rules with the 5th and 6th grade girls that I coach. The list included the standard ground rules like listening to the coach, supporting your teammates,…
4 Things I’ve Learned From Coaching

4 Things I’ve Learned From Coaching

You could say I have a passion for coaching. I coach my daughter’s volleyball team, not only because I love the sport, but because I love helping others be successful….
The Best Advice I've Ever Received

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received

A few years back I was struggling. I had just been promoted to a management role and had several major decisions that needed to be made quickly. I was worried….
Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships That Last

Build Strong Stakeholder Relationships That Last

Many of my roles through the years have involved being an advisor and partner to a senior stakeholder – especially during consulting engagements or when I…
Four Things I Learned That One Time I Got Let Go

Four Things I Learned That One Time I Got Let Go

Once upon a time there was a girl who was a rock star at work. She just got promoted, got a killer mid-year review, and her customers loved her….
Management Lessons From Under The Bus

Management Lessons From Under The Bus

One ominous day a long, long time ago I got thrown under a bus to the CEO of my company at the time. Me, a pretty low level employee at the time, got blamed for a pretty huge issue. The…