3 Tips Thursday – Who says it’s a mistake?

3 Tips Thursday – Who says it’s a mistake?

This week I had a crazy experience. If you’ve known me awhile, you probably know I am a photographer. Most of the images that come with these emails are my work. But painting has been a new creative outlet for me. I have taken to creating small works to refresh and...
3 Tips Thursday – Be worth following, Part 2

3 Tips Thursday – Be worth following, Part 2

Continuing in the theme from last week, a few more ideas about leading teams. One of the most important things I think about is how to get out of the way so they can succeed. Here’s a few ideas. Tip 1. Create opportunities for team members to take risks – and...
3 Tips Thursday – Be worth following, Part 1

3 Tips Thursday – Be worth following, Part 1

This week a friend was putting together a meeting for her team to talk about effective team leadership. She asked me for some tips to share and spark conversation. To me, leading isn’t about directing so much as it is about creating the opportunity for others to...
3 Tips Thursday – Staying Sane in a Dumpster Fire

3 Tips Thursday – Staying Sane in a Dumpster Fire

Sheesh what a week. So much anger and vitriol unleashed. Including a fair amount of mine. I’m blown away by the capacity for strategy many I work with have managed in the midst of so much screaming noise. I’d love to say that I kept my cool all week. Not true. The...
3 Tips Thursday – The Freedom to….

3 Tips Thursday – The Freedom to….

This week I have had my six year old grand nephew here. The idea was that instead of going to child care, he would come for a visit and go to robot camp during the day while I worked and then we’d head to the pool and fun. Well, he hates robot camp. But he was going...
3 Tips Thursday – Stop waiting for permission

3 Tips Thursday – Stop waiting for permission

So many people I work with, particularly but not exclusively women, spend a ton of time, sometimes years, waiting for permission. It’s a waste. Of the time and energy, and for the world that just might be better off if you just proceed. I don’t mean those...