When I consider leaders, one element that is critical to success is empathy. It is also one of the main components of emotional intelligence (EI) aligned with social awareness.
There have been plenty of references and debates about which category it falls into, that of a “hard” or “soft” skill. While I am not going […]
People often ask me how can s/he highlight and leverage their transferable skills when it comes to considering a new career goal or change.
First, identify if your interest is a straight line, lateral or a career jump. Next, I always recommend reviewing and capturing the current key competencies aligned with what job(s) that individual […]
Periodically I get asked why I switched from a focus of marketing and business to human resources. When asked this question, it makes me reflect on goals, happiness, adjusting and iterating.
In my early career, I frequently heard, “You are a natural sales person.” Oftentimes, I would be recognized as the monthly and/or quarterly sales […]Continue Reading →
As a year enveloped and a new emerged, emergent change is top of the mind as well as future adventures. Personally and professionally, I am constantly curious about change and talent. We have likely all experienced how small differences in conditions yield different outcomes, or experienced how the present is linked to the future, but the […]Continue Reading →
Oftentimes while at the gym, I watch others complete their box jump sets and tell myself one day I am going to give it a go. They look fun and most importantly, I know the benefits of plyometrics; however, something has kept me from incorporating them into my workout routines.
On this particular day, I […]Continue Reading →
With a little practice, changing gears can be instinctive. I bet in hindsight most individuals would say s/he received a lot of direction and support to learn and develop cycling? Let’s use cycling as a sample. Cyclists usually begin with a goal, consider his/her development relative to the goal and set out to accomplish and […]Continue Reading →
On the group bike ride, I had plenty of opportunity to capture the various thoughts surfacing during the numerous occasions where I was thrown off equilibrium by the 10-15 mph winds and various gusts. On top of my mind was the topic of change. The various words associated with change. Change is an imperative and […]Continue Reading →
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