I Energize Professional Development Through:

Leveling up in our firms and careers is an organizational and personal imperative in this era of change. I deliver workshops, keynotes, and webinars that inform, inspire and promote the actions necessary for you, your team and your firm to level-up.  Learn More… 

I serve executives, rising leaders and high potential professionals as a coach committed to helping you tackle today’s big challenges and reach tomorrow’s desired career and performance levels. Executive coaching from a successful executive. Learn more…

My books are ideal for 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 Level-Up 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, while striving to strengthen and reinvent ourselves as professionals. It’s the convergence of these two needs: leading our firms in the face of uncertainty and ambiguity, while working to strengthen as leaders, managers and contributors that defines the Level-Up challenge for all of us.

Building on my extensive executive management, coaching and graduate teaching experience, my suite of leadership and professional development books, tools and services offers the ideas, insights and tools to help you navigate change and push yourself and your firm to the next level.





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:

Are Your Management Approaches Stifling Thinking?

Our behaviors as managers and educators often stifle creativity and innovation. Instead of conditioning people to conform and comply, we need to exhibit behaviors that do the opposite.

Speaking Workshop—Powerful Public Speaking by Dr. Nick Morgan

Dr. Nick Morgan, one of the leading speaking coaches in the world and the author of the Public Words blog, is running a one-day session, entitled: "Powerful Public Speaking" in Boston on October 28, 2016. During this day, you will have the opportunity to share ideas and gain insights and approaches to create your next persuasive speech.

Confessions of a Maverick Hiring Manager

Relying upon traditional hiring practices and dogma can leave your organization starved for the talent necessary to navigate the challenges facing your firm and industry. Sometimes, you have to go maverick!

Fight Inertia

Recognizing the need to change something in your life or career is an essential first step. Breaking the bonds of the inertial forces that keep you tethered to the status quo is the hard part.