Tips for handling toxic team members

Tips for handling toxic team members

We’ve all been there. A new initiative is announced and you’re tapped for the project team that will handle planning and implementation. You may be excited about it or dreading it. And some of that may relate to whether you raised your hand for the opportunity or were...
There is opportunity within

There is opportunity within

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” ~Albert Einstein There is a great deal of difficulty around these days. It’s hard to find a newspaper article that is not about trouble and challenge. Everyone I talk with seems determined to share with me the...
Is it time to reconnect with your team?

Is it time to reconnect with your team?

Let’s face it. 2020 was unprecedented in the demands, stressors, and shocks it created in our lives. What we hear from our clients is a combination of gratitude for faring through the churn mostly unscathed, exhaustion from the pressures and worry and melting of...
There is opportunity within

There is opportunity within

In these extraordinary and challenging times, we are focusing the Thoughtful Leaders Blog on topics that we hope will be most helpful now, such as: self-care, mindfulness, teaming and communicating virtually, moving through fear and uncertainty, and, as always,...