Common Leadership Mistakes

Leaders over time, if not careful, can find themselves in a self-made bubble or with blinders on as to what is going on around them. This lack of awareness can lead to mistakes which can erode the trust your team has in you. Opening up your awareness to when you make mistakes will help you…

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We Have to Do Better

Last week I came to you from my heart which was/is full of hurt and anger. This week I come to you with how we can all step up as humans and make a difference in changing this systemic and cultural racism. Thank you for all the love and support from my post last week.…

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VTRC

I am not coming to you this week as a Strategic Leadership Advisor, or Executive Coach. I am coming to you as a white gay male and father of the most amazing person on this planet, I think, my 18-year-old African American son. There is not a day that goes by that every time he…

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Strategies to Build Support Between You and Colleagues

With everything that is going on, it is even more important to build support between you and your colleagues. It’s easy to get caught up in the competitive pressure and heavy workloads which in turn cause tension. Strategies to building support between you and colleagues involve developing supportive relationships with your coworkers. The good news…

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Do These Things When Working Remotely

During these unprecedented times, a lot of us are working from home. It can be challenging, especially when the whole family is home with you and you don’t have a dedicated space, and everyone is coming and going interrupting your work. It is also important to keep in mind, this will not last forever. It…

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Balance Work/Home Responsibilities

Time is a limited resource. Everyone only has 24 hours each day. No more, no less. You can always make back lost money you can’t get back time. Striking a balance between work/home responsibilities gains even more importance when you view them through the time lens. In addition, it lowers stress and increases happiness. Now…

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conflict at work

  Work can be the worst place to deal with conflict of any kind. Especially conflict with a colleague. It is important to maintain a professional working relationship with others, especially if you work as part of a team. Conflicts at work can be disruptive, impact your credibility, and self-esteem. Whether you’re new to the…

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