Cultivating Connection and Resilience When Your Team, Clients, and Customers Are Apart

To keep their employees safe, organizations have moved to mandatory ‘virtual’ and ‘work from home’ activities at an unprecedented pace. This time has challenged the connection and resilience of leaders and their teams.

Leading In Unprecedented Times – Three Things to Do Right Now

Changes to the way we work are imminent, now and in the future, and the most resourceful leaders will see change as an opportunity to test new ways of working while embracing the challenge of the moment – to lead with certainty and conviction in a time of great ambiguity.

Tips for Navigating Stress at Work

By Jennifer Card, M.Sc., Impact Coach

It’s important to remember that our ability to choose one thought over another lies in our capacity to be resilient and self-aware. Stressful situations will always be there. How we choose to navigate them through self-awareness, self-compassion and self-regulation are what matters most to our stress management tactics.

Positive Conflict…..Does Your Organization Invite the Elephant to the Table?

By Jennifer Card, M.Sc., Impact Coach

The start of the new year is a great time to clean-the-slate by leaning into the difficult conversations that your organization needs to have in order to confront conflict in a constructive way….not only will it help your organization to establish more trust, it will fuel innovation.

Top Boards Do These 4 Things Differently

Reviewing financial statements, audit activities, and compliance activities are all part of the work required of board members to keep the company running on the right path. But the most successful boards do far more than this, focusing on more forward-looking, value-creating, strategic issues.

How To Talk To A One-Upper Without Losing Your Damn Mind

We all have that friend: the one who one-ups you in conversation every chance they get. Sometimes it’s a co-worker or family member, but what they all have in common is that anything you can do they can do categorically better.

 

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.

How People Succeed By Defying Expectations

Laura Huang, associate professor at Harvard Business School, has studied groups that face bias in the workplace, from entrepreneurs with accents to women and people of color. She says that the best way for individuals to overcome this type of adversity is to acknowledge and harness it,