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Moving the Goalpost: Remember to Celebrate

“Transformation happens in the speaking of the transformation.” This was one of many takeaways from a coaching session last week. It’s been my experience that entrepreneurs and business leaders have a tendency to move the goalpost. Using a football metaphor, we get to the 5-yard line and then up the measure of success. “I am … Continued

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Combatting Impostor Syndrome: You Are Enough

I had the pleasure to help coach a friend this morning who is contemplating a career change. Like many of us, she expressed the concern that she might not be ready… that there is someplace she needs to “get to” before taking this next step in her career. (But here’s the truth: she IS ready. … Continued

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Perspective Switches: Money and Value

I had the great pleasure of taking a walk in the woods than having dinner with Clayton Olson the other night. (Next time’s on me, amigo!) We shared a fantastic, deep conversation on a wide range of topics. Many moments stand out but one was particularly great and I thought I’d share it with you … Continued

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Working with Thought: Noticing Is the First Step

On any given day, each of us has over 6000 thoughts run through our heads. From productive to unhelpful to silly, we all have thoughts. It’s natural to get distracted by one’s thoughts. I know I do. And here’s the deal… …when you notice that you are having a thought and control your relationship with … Continued

Make Your To-Do List Work for You

Most of us have a list. Whether that’s built daily or just a running list of “stuff to do”, it’s there. And on any given day, a ton of it remains undone. At least that’s how many of us view that list. It’s a specter that hangs over our heads, shaming us into negative thoughts … Continued

Culture as a Differentiator While Hiring

I was on a call with a client today during which the subject of hiring was discussed. She is looking to fill an entry-level position and is seeing that not only has the salary range for this type of position gone up dramatically, but the number of similar positions available in her area has also … Continued

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How To Make An Impact When Announcing A New Team Member On LinkedIn

In this day and age,  hiring has become a real challenge. So it’s natural that when adding a new member to your team, you would like to not only celebrate your new hire but do so in a way that creates the biggest splash possible on LinkedIn. Announcing new additions to your team is a … Continued

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Embracing the 4-Day Work Week

I’ve been experimenting with the concept of the #fourdayworkweek over the past several months and definitely have not yet nailed it. Working “all the time” is one of the curses of #entrepreneurlife but I have been giving the 4-day work week a whirl. It started with an attitude shift and some intentionality around scheduling. The … Continued

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Have you considered “Employment Marketing”?

In this day and age of competition for employees, organizations (both for- and nonprofits) need to go on the offensive when marketing to potential hires. No longer can we expect people to come flocking to us for employment opportunities. I hear this every day in conversations with leaders: “I had to repost that job because … Continued

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The Marketing “Cost Trap”: How to make better investments

Every organization should be focused on the bottom line when looking at investment in marketing. Purpose-driven companies are no exception. Because they put so much effort into creating with intention, leaders of these organizations want to see their efforts reflected through a solid, measurable return on their marketing investment. Makes sense, right? Unfortunately, marketing often … Continued