The ripple effect of mentorship.

The ripple effect of mentorship.

While most kids might view the end of high school as the ideal time to pause, to reflect, and to take stock, for me, graduation marked the beginning of my role as a director for the small business where I had a part time job. Now, if you’re remembering yourself at age...
Leadership and communication in the time of COVID-19.

Leadership and communication in the time of COVID-19.

We’ve never known a more uncertain time — politicians of all parties, of all nations, are floundering. The “facts” change daily. We’re bombarded with theories, projections, and hypotheses. It’s in times such as these that we turn to our leaders for answers. We expect...
Did the world need a time out?

Did the world need a time out?

Picture the scene: I’m in the middle of an 8-hour “Building Trusted Teams” training at the Veterans’ Administration but have to give the class a 10 minute break so I can hop outside to my car to retrieve the power cord to my laptop. As I walk to my car and enter the...
Leadership is a Verb.

Leadership is a Verb.

Leadership is a Verb. What makes a great leader? Look at any job advertisement or ask any HR professional and you’ll get a list that looks something like this: Leaders are responsible, experienced; they’re most likely college-educated. They’re great at communication;...