I Support Emerging Leader Professional Development Through:

Speaking

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… 

Coaching

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…

books

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. 

NEW RELEASES

LEADERSHIP

CAFFEINE

FOR THE PROJECT MANAGER

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:

What D-Day and Other Big Decisions in History Teach Us About Decision-Making as Leaders

History is filled with examples where a decision at a moment-in-time changed the outcome. As we commemorate the courage of those who participated in the D-Day Invasion in World War II, I look at Eisenhower's decision that day and another fateful decision 80-years earlier that changed the course of a nation. Our workplace decisions aren't on the same scale, yet, the big decisions at a moment in time do change the fate of organizations. What can we learn from history here?

One Communication Superpower We Should All Strive to Cultivate

Seeing situations through the eyes of others may be the most crucial skill you're not working very hard on in your professional or personal lives. It turns out when you do this—when you truly actually strive to understand how others view situations—the world takes on a decidedly different complexion.

Two Questions Every Leader Should Ask Repeatedly

As part of your leadership improvement program, it's important to ask for input. The answers and perhaps even more so people's reactions and responses to your questions offer valuable clues to where you need to strengthen your performance. 

Nine Ideas to Help You Lead Effectively in Pressure Environments

It's a fact of life as managers and leaders that we must generate results or we lose the opportunity to lead. While some environments are transactional, where the pressure for results at all costs breeds short-term behaviors, you always have the option to choose "How" you will lead. Here are nine ideas you can apply on the run to strengthen your team and promote great performance: