individual leadership

How to Build Trust Within Your Team

How to Build Trust Within Your Team

It’s a fact. Organizations and teams thrive where trust exists. We all want to be part of a team that fully trust each other. Whether your team is a well running trust-fueled machine or a hot mess express, knowing how to build trust within your team is a skill you need to know.

The Difference Between Intuitive & Informed Decisions

The Difference Between Intuitive & Informed Decisions

When you think about leadership, the one thing that leaders do that makes them different from any other person, is they DECIDE. They also decide WHEN they are going to decide. They not only determine the direction their organization is going to move, they also manage the clock of when they make those decisions and choices.  

With decision-making, we are faced with the question-- How do I make very difficult choices?

How to Eat Like a Leader On-The-Go

How to Eat Like a Leader On-The-Go

Do you have a hard time making healthy food choices while on business trips? Have you just resigned yourself to the idea that eating well while traveling is impossible so, why bother? Traveling AND eating well can feel like an impossible combination. Business meetings are often held at sub-par restaurants, workshops are stocked with sweet breakfast pastries, and a bag of fast food looks like the only option when you’re trying to catch your flight connection.

It's Time to Stop Confusing Leadership and Management

It's Time to Stop Confusing Leadership and Management

In working with clients, I have found that often leadership and management are used interchangeably. However, leaders and managers have very distinct responsibilities. Confusing the two or treating them the same can cause create very dysfunctional organizations and overwhelmed leaders. 

3 Ways to Get Better Sleep, Tonight

3 Ways to Get Better Sleep, Tonight

It really is our ethical responsibility to get plenty of sleep and rest. Our teams, colleagues, organizations, and our families need us to be at our best, to be able to think clearly, and make sound decisions. Lack of sleep can deeply compromise our decision-making ability and mood.

Battle of Yorktown Leadership Workshop

Battle of Yorktown Leadership Workshop

The Battle of Yorktown was the decisive victory that led to American victory in the Revolutionary War and our independence.The Battle of Yorktown serves as a perfect “leadership laboratory” to consider enduring principles such as ethics, strategic planning, team building, decision-making, and conflict resolution to name but a few.