leadership skills

What’s your one thing?

Being busy is so 2015. Today’s trend?  Simplify.  Declutter.  Focus. 

Less. Is. More.

Imagine that instead of having to do all the things to become a better leader, you could choose to do just one thing and achieve far greater results.

What becoming a mom has taught me

When you become a new parent you get a lot of advice. Now don’t get me wrong – some of the pieces of advice I’ve gotten over the past few months have been lifesavers.  But nothing has been more valuable than the times when friends and family have held back on the advice and asked a question instead.

Are you listening? Here’s why you should be.

Sometimes I have to work on the weekend, and typically I’m not too stoked about it. But this upcoming weekend is a different story. On Sunday I’ll be spending the day with 27 incredible philanthropic leaders from across the country as I co-lead Exponent Philanthropy’s Coaching for Effective Philanthropy Program. During our time together, I’ll be supporting these funders to develop one skill that can transform the way they lead their foundations … Listening.

8 Resolutions to be a Better Leader in 2014

January is just around the corner, and New Year’s resolutions are in the air!  If you’re a dedicated resolution-maker, I bet you already have some ideas about what you might do differently in 2014.