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I Support Emerging Leader Professional Development Through:


Leveling up as leaders in our firms and careers is an organizational and personal imperative in this era of change. I deliver workshops, keynotes, webinars, and sustained development programs that teach, engage, and promote the actions necessary for emerging leader growth in your firm. Learn More… 


I work with executives to create and deliver coaching programs and services for emerging leaders. All my services are tailored to the individual, and sustained developmental workshops and programs allow for added team coaching. Learn more…


My books are ideal for emerging leaders and motivated professionals at all levels seeking a performance edge in their careers. From CEOs and senior leaders to project, product, technical and operations managers, you are guaranteed to find ideas to energize your professional development. Learn more…

What’s Your Emerging Leader Challenge?

The challenge of our era is finding ways to help our organizations strive and thrive (and sometimes survive) in the face of significant change. To do this, we are dependent upon developing and supporting effective leaders at all levels of the organization. I work with executives and organizations to build strong leadership cultures and support their emerging leaders. 





Whether you are a professional project manager or someone responsible for guiding a group, committee or team, Leadership Caffeine for Project Managers, is a source of actionable ideas and practical approaches to support your success! 

Selected chapter titles include:

  • Chapter 1: Starting with a Story: The Gold Standard in Project Leadership
  • Chapter 4: Angela’s Question: Your Key to Getting Leadership Right from the Start
  • Chapter 6: Who’s Coaching Your Team?
  • Chapter 10: Don’t Shout PMBOK Dogma in a Hurricane
  • Chapter 23: Learning to Adapt Your Approach to Others
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From the Blog:

First-Time Manager #8—Meet the Peers

Your promotion to front-line manager places some distance between you and your team members, however, it also offers you an entirely new peer group: other front-line managers. This article offers six ideas for you to jump-start your networking activities with your new peers.

Leadership Caffeine™—Lessons from a Failed Expedition

Building high performance teams is a critical part of a leader's job. However, when you build the team without clarity and commitment for the mission, watch out for these 5 painful leadership lessons:

Pet Peeves: Quit Talking About Yourself—No One Cares

Why is it some people fail to talk about anything but themselves? Resist the temptation to regale others with your "I" monolog, and instead, focus on creating healthy dialog. If it doesn't work, move on before your ears metaphorically melt.

Caretaker Managers Need Not Apply

My recent interview with a CIO from a major publicly traded firm reminds us all that some of our biggest adversaries in our push to survive in this tumultuous world are the caretaker managers inside our organizations.