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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:

Leadership Caffeine™—Improving the Fitness of Your Cross-Functional Teams

Cross-functional teams are a fact of life in our organizations. As a team or initiative leader, you are competing with a host of other priorities and initiatives for the hearts and minds of your team members. Your group's performance depends upon you taking steps early in the team formation to ensure a healthy, effective working environment. Here are five ideas to help you jump-start your cross-functional team's health:

Curious About How to Attack Your Career Reinvention? Free Webinar

Join me for a free webinar where I share lessons learned and ideas for you as you pursue your own journey of career reinvention. I lived this journey myself and now I work with later career professionals interested in pivoting to something different and more important and personally rewarding in their lives.

Quit Fooling Yourself—You Have Groups Not Teams

In most workplaces, we operate with loosely coordinated groups and not teams in the true sense. These groups lack purpose, coaching, structure, support, and leadership, and as a result, sub-optimize. Fortunately, the ingredients and recipe for effective team development are not locked away somewhere in a vault. Mostly, they are basic blocking and tackling.

First-Time Manager #13—The Importance of Clear Communication Values

Communication challenges are a fact of workplace life, however, establishing clear communication values can simplify and improve a team's effectiveness and efficiency with this mission critical behavior.