Do You Have the Courage to Ask?

Do You Have the Courage to Ask?

I asked for a raise and title change because I felt justified in the work I was already doing. To my surprise, I got what I asked for. The president said “so often we advocate for others and not for ourselves." This...

Vulnerability: Confidence Killer or Leadership Superpower?

Vulnerability: Confidence Killer or Leadership Superpower?

I remember sitting in monthly leadership meetings feeling insecure because I didn’t fully understand the financial numbers. I had technical training as the head of quality, but lacked the financial education to be an...

How Emerging Leaders Lose their Voice in the Workplace

How Emerging Leaders Lose their Voice in the Workplace

10 years ago I was in a meeting with my boss and corporate quality leaders to discuss the hiring of a new quality engineer that would replace me as I moved into a new role in the organization. The leaders were...

High Performers – How Can We Accelerate Their Impact?

High Performers – How Can We Accelerate Their Impact?

This week I had the good fortune of traveling to a client to help on-board new talent as well as accelerate a strategic Quality Initiative and I've gained some amazing insights. One professional was ready for my visit...

Losing Your Way is Part of your Growth Journey…

Losing Your Way is Part of your Growth Journey…

As a Thought Leader who communicates discipline and accountability; quite frankly I'm embarrassed. My love for writing started out as a daily ritual when I started my business, then it went to once a week and now I...