Getting to know you

Getting to know you

I love taking self-assessments – those quizzes and instruments that help you learn about yourself and understand the meaning and implications of your preferences and behaviors. Today I took a short quiz, based on the book, The Self-Made Billionaire Effect: How...
Happy merger, happy marriage

Happy merger, happy marriage

This weekend I attended a beautiful family wedding. The bride and groom brought into the ceremony traditions from their respective cultures and sentiments that expressed their unique personalities. They truly made their day an expression of their individual pasts and...
Is being liked a leadership strength?

Is being liked a leadership strength?

You work hard and get good results from your team, yet the vibe of the office is not very positive and upbeat. You wish you had the kind of team that your colleague, Stacey, has. Her team seems to genuinely enjoy working together, raves about her style of managing,...
You don’t always know what you don’t know

You don’t always know what you don’t know

I love learning and the chance to build my knowledge and skills. Reading books and magazines, taking classes, attending seminars and conferences – all are ways to increase my knowledge and my competence. I know what I don’t know (or need to know more...