Fantastic Beasts… and How They Impact Your Business

Fantastic Beasts… and How They Impact Your Business

While watching the awesome movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, my 7-year-old daughter was captivated by a scene featuring an animal that shrinks or grows to match the size of its environment. In the movie, this size-shifting beast has taken over the giant...
Your Team Isn’t Disengaged… They Are Burned Out!

Your Team Isn’t Disengaged… They Are Burned Out!

Most supervisors assume that when a team member stops producing, they have become disengaged from their work. However, this assumption is rarely true. In my planning sessions, retreats, and workshops, I have discovered that the majority of these “disengaged” employees...
Follow Up, or Break Up?

Follow Up, or Break Up?

It was 4:00pm on a Friday, and I was done. A month had passed since this prospect had expressed interest, and since then, I had emailed this prospect, sent LinkedIn Messages, called them, and texted them. Feeling like I had done more than my fair share of due...
Networking is for Losers; Establish your Knowwork

Networking is for Losers; Establish your Knowwork

When I hear someone talk about a networking group, I kind of cringe. Networking has earned a dirty title in my book since I have attended so many meetings where individuals are there for the sole purpose of shoving business cards into as many sets of hands as...
Entitled

Entitled

I am an entitled business woman. That’s right, I said it. I deserve stuff. I work hard. And without a doubt, there are things in this world that I am entitled to. When did “entitled” become such a negative word? “Oh, she acts so entitled,” we say. Well, if she has...
Vuja De

Vuja De

You’ve heard of deja vu… but what about vuja de? This is a concept I’d heard of previously that resurfaced while reading Adam Grant’s Originals, where he writes: “The starting point [of originality] is curiosity: pondering why the default exists in the first place....