Soft Skills are Key to Career Growth

Soft Skills are Key to Career Growth

Research conducted over 100 years ago by Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation and Stanford Research concluded that 85% of job success comes from having a well-developed set of “soft skills.” It’s a wonder that HR executives today continue to struggle to find...
Attend That Meeting with Intention

Attend That Meeting with Intention

I have a love/hate relationship with conferences and meetings. Not for the reasons some people do. I pretty much enjoy any and all educational opportunities, and a productive meeting energizes me in a weird “stick-me-in-a-board-room-all-day-and-I’m-super-happy” kind...
Quick & Simple Growth Plan Prep

Quick & Simple Growth Plan Prep

The new year has almost become cliché for setting new goals and resolutions. Research published in 2002 the Journal of Clinical Psychology shows that just a month into the new year, only 64% of resolutions continue to be pursued. Should we abandon our attempts...
Know, Show, and Grow Your Value

Know, Show, and Grow Your Value

I have a news app on my phone for when I’m waiting in line, trying to sleep, or just killing time. I recently read these headlines that surprised me: “30 Steps to the Raise You Want” and “24 Steps to Get the Promotion You Deserve.” While I haven’t actually read the...
Are You Where You Want to Be?

Are You Where You Want to Be?

July came (and went) fast! It’s time for a mid-year check-in on that personal leadership and growth plan. Remember that before we can effectively lead others, we need to lead ourselves. If you created a Personal Growth Plan for 2018, it’s important to do a...

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