How Peer Advisory Forums Make You a Better Leader

Being an influential, effective woman executive requires you to take your career’s training, your accrued knowledge, and turn it into an engine for strategic decision-making. Now imagine, instead of one engine, you had a dozen of these highly-honed engines to confront your organization’s challenges. That is how peer advisory forums make you a better leader. ...

By |2021-01-28T15:39:30-06:00February 15th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Reflections from Claudia San Pedro, President of Sonic Drive-In

Claudia San Pedro, President of SONIC Drive-In, was a recent guest of colleague Donna Miller on her weekly “Let’s Share the Journey” call. As a first generation immigrant, Claudia shared her inspiring story and the lessons she learned along the way. It’s always gratifying to hear women who’ve already made it to the top reinforce many ...

By |2021-02-25T14:05:39-06:00February 10th, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

How the Pandemic Can Hone Your Leadership Skills

You've heard the adage, "adversity builds character" or "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger." The COVID-19 pandemic brings the underlying meaning of those adages to the forefront of company leadership. We are living in an unprecedented time of uncertainty. And uncertainty puts your leadership skills to the test. The experiences you've had in the ...

By |2021-01-21T10:30:55-06:00January 22nd, 2021|Blog, Leadership|

Set Your Career Goals Now and Achieve Success in 2021

What’s your career dream for 2021? Everyone’s career dream looks different. A business owner’s dream will look different than a CEO’s dream, which will look different than a manager’s career dream. The first step to making your career dream comes true is turning your dream into achievable 2021 career goals. Read on to learn how ...

By |2020-12-29T14:43:01-06:00January 13th, 2021|Blog|

5 Common Job Search Mistakes Women Make

How is your job search going? Rarely is the move from one job to another a straight line. A job search can often feel tedious, frustrating, and sometimes like you’re running in circles. All of this can have a negative effect on your psyche. Unfortunately, formal education provides little preparation for the real world skill ...

By |2020-12-09T10:08:19-06:00December 9th, 2020|Blog|

The Giving of Gifts

Intentional Gratitude Can Be a Buffer Against Chronic Anxiety and Despair 2020 has been a year of extremes: uncertainty, fear, constant change, isolation, polarization, and myriad other issues are keeping people emotionally stretched. Early research shows that chronic anxiety is taking its toll on employees’ emotional and physical well-being, affecting all aspects of their lives ...

By |2020-11-23T12:23:19-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog, Leadership|

How to Prepare for Your First Manager Position

Goodbye Defined Tasks & To-Do Lists One of the first changes that come with a leadership position is the change from task comprised daily work to the more amorphous responsibility of managing people. Your daily work responsibilities will no longer be a to-do list of project tasks. In your first manager position, your goals will ...

By |2020-11-19T08:38:59-06:00November 19th, 2020|Blog, Leadership|

The Remote Manager Hierarchy of Needs

Guest Post by Carrie Fabris  Thanks to COVID-19, in 2020, more people are working remotely than ever before and many are still adjusting to the long-term effects of this new work reality. Distractions are around every couch at home and remote teams need strong leaders well versed in how to tap into their potential from ...

By |2020-11-11T13:28:19-06:00November 13th, 2020|Blog, Leadership|
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