The recent Google protest and walkout is a great example of employees demanding better leadership from their executives. On Thursday, November 1, 2018, Google employees around the world walked out of their offices to demand change.
Google organizers and protestors are requesting the
Leadership and executive coach, Jennifer Spaulding, was profiled on the front page of newspaper, The Dispatch, highlighting kindness as an essential leadership skill. Jennifer presented her keynote, "Kindness is Your Competitive Advantage," the week of October 15th, 2018 to over 300 business and
Can you recall a time when a teacher, boss or parent motivated you to complete a task by relying on his or her authority? He or she likely used phrases similar to, “Because I said so,” “I’m the boss,” “You must do what I say.”
If you were the recipient of this type of
I don’t know about you, but I dread courageous conversations that start with, “We need to talk.” Or at least I used to until I figured out an effective plan to lead challenging conversations with teammates, executives and even peers.
I’ve shared this plan with my
If you’ve ever experienced a miscommunication (and who hasn’t), then you know how frustrating it can be. A missed deadline or delivering a product that isn’t quite right can lead to arguments, a loss in income or even a firing.
How can you prevent miscommunications with
When you’re playing big and asking for what you want and need, you’re bound to come across a few naysayers. You know the ones. The ones who tell you:
“Are you really sure you want to do that? What if you/we fail?!”
“But you don’t have the right expertise for that
In this fast-paced world, it can be challenging to slow down and celebrate the little wins. Yet the research says that when you celebrate incremental wins, you and your teams are more motivated and encouraged to push toward the big wins.
So why in the world would we celebrate
Have you been planning your next bold move? Maybe you have a promotion or project in mind. Perhaps you're thinking about that courageous conversation you're going to have this week. Or maybe you want to take the next incremental step towards your dream.
Whatever is on your horizon, I