3 Tips Thursday – Help for short people

3 Tips Thursday – Help for short people

If you’ve never met me, you’d probably notice my red hair first. Then you’d realize I’m not tall. Actually, I am pretty short by western adult standards. Just under 5 foot 2 inches. This week I was traveling with a similarly statured colleague. We had two very...
3 Tips Thursday: Crisis Management 101

3 Tips Thursday: Crisis Management 101

This week has been a wild ride here in Virginia. Much of the ride has been because leaders failed to prepare for a predictable crisis and lead well when it happened. This could have been different. Here are three tips for your consideration + 1.  1) Prepare. You...
3 Tips Thursday – Stress Is …?

3 Tips Thursday – Stress Is …?

Stress. We love to complain about stress, especially this time of year. We are stressed out about holidays or work or family or everything. We talk about it as if it is like air, ever present and never under our control.  In truth, I think it’s more like rain. Stress...
6 Ways to Become Fearless

6 Ways to Become Fearless

As leaders, we often face situations that would scare others and sometimes scare us. By stepping out to create our own businesses, often from scratch, we take big risks and gamble on whether or not what we have to offer will resonate with the world. We are responsible...
Gift of Gratitude

Gift of Gratitude

With just a week until Thanksgiving, I’ve been thinking a lot about leadership and gratitude and how the two are intrinsically linked. Specifically, how you can lean into gratitude to grow your leadership. Below are 3 simple acts for cultivating more gratitude and...
Before it all goes crazy

Before it all goes crazy

The air is finally crisp here in DC and the leaves are falling. It’s also my birthday season which always has me thinking about how the year has gone and what I can do with what’s left. What I wanted to achieve and what I did or didn’t. This year,...