Rules for being a leader people like

Rules for being a leader people like

One of my first bosses told me that to be successful it’s much more important that people fear you than like you. He cautioned that my inclination to be friendly and “too nice” to the people who worked for me in my new managerial role would be a derailer in my climb...
News flash: You don’t need to go it alone

News flash: You don’t need to go it alone

For some, going it alone is a badge of courage. For others, it is a way to demonstrate independence and show the world that they don’t need any help. And for many people, it’s a belief that we “can’t” or “shouldn’t” ask for help and “bother” other people. Women, in...
Do you need to shift? Do this.

Do you need to shift? Do this.

Have you ever sat at your desk and realized that you just spent the last fifteen minutes staring at your computer screen stuck? From time to time, I find myself hitting a wall at work, usually mid-afternoon, and often when I am faced with a looming deadline or...