In order to tap into her best self, every woman needs support–no one does it alone! We’ve all had those days: you’re running late for work, still recovering from the argument you had last night with your husband, and the dang car won’t start. Who do you call? Whether it’s the death of a pet, parent, or relationship, we all have that one friend we turn to who will make everything better. So what makes that person your person?
A friend who owns an innovative company recently spoke to me about some recent managing challenges.
“How do I know if some of these issues are her–or me?” she asked.
Excellent leaders must be humble, compassionate, courageous, trustworthy, visionary, and so many other things. Yet if I had to name critical rules to live and lead by that new managers often struggle with, here’s my Top Five list:
Is life throwing you a curve ball? Maybe even more than one? We each experience hardship, and it can be difficult to stay positive during those times. Whether you had a bad day at work, can’t seem to get your teenager to say anything remotely respectful to you, or are dealing with something much more serious such as the illness or death of a family member, here are some ideas to help keep you grounded.
Last week one of my daughters told me she was going to see the new Wonder Woman movie. I love super heroes. I use them often in my coaching as a way for clients to connect with their most powerful selves. All this super hero brain hubbub reminded me of the beautiful words my brother Rocky said at my sister’s funeral almost 6 years ago.
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Presenting to a group–love it or hate it? I personally love it, and am definitely an extrovert who enjoys sharing stories, ideas, jokes, as well as, let's face it, the limelight. There are may books, articles, webinars, and audios on how to give great presentations. My tips are certainly not exhaustive, but they may offer some practical and out-of-the-box advice to those who are less comfortable presenting.
Work/Life Balance is super important and allows you to be your best self, both personally AND professionally. In order to create balance, it’s important to acknowledge that nurturing yourself–your whole self–will lead to both increased personal time AND increased productivity at work.
I spotted this lovely necklace at my hometown Harvest Fair this past fall and I knew right away I had to have it. My personal journey has taught me that being open-hearted leads to increased peace, inner strength, and success.