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MMM | You, Yes You, Have This In Common With Astronauts (& It’s Not A Profession)

Happy Monday Morning,   I have a confession.   I wanted to be an astronaut. Yes, I was one of those kids, I was & continue to be a space nerd.   The good news.   NASA is hiring again.   So, if you read an over & out message from me.   You’ll know

FLR | 3 Simple Ways to Stop Being a Perfectionist Leader

Happy Friday!   Last week I had an interesting conversation with one of my NFP clients. While her team is fully aligned working remotely they are finding new challenges leading as the age of COVID continues on.   There is a general weariness, while some are continue to thrive, others including on the leadership team,

MMM | Considering A Career In Consultancy?

Happy Monday Morning,   According to the Kennedy Information and Industry Intelligence Company, the consulting industry has grown at a 20% rate since the 1980s. The sector is a $118-billion industry. It is six times larger than 10 years ago, employing between 350,000 and 400,000 workers. The top 25 global firms make up 60 percent

FLR | How To Be An Incredible Leader – Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself

Happy Friday!   What do you think is a good solution? Smart leaders ask great questions. It’s tempting to move forward and find answers on your own without feedback. It may be quicker this way but much less impactful.   A smart leader realizes that when you collaborate on questions with your team the solutions are

MMM | The Thankful Leader – The Science Behind Gratitude

Happy Tuesday,   I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and that it came with all the trimmings, despite distancing protocols.   I just finished a leadership coaching session with one of my clients. There has been tremendous progress in her organization and particularly in her growth as a leader.   I asked her,

FLR | 4 Ways Gratitude Helps Leaders Right Now

Happy Friday!   This is Thanksgiving weekend, let’s face it – it’s rather confusing who & who can’t come (I was joking, we should have our family thanksgiving at Movati Athletic- that way 50 of us could come for dinner)   It’s still thanksgiving.   We have a bunch to be thankful for.   As

MMM | Back To The Drawing Board – Don’t Forget The Basics!

Good Monday morning,   Even professionals in their field of work such as Charles Schultz, the creator of the famous comic strip Charlie Brown, can lose track of the basics.   Charles often tells the story of a day when he was about 15 years into his comic strip, and he sat down to draw

FLR | Leaders: These Are 5 Skills Your Employees Wish You Had

Happy Friday!   I found a study by Accenture’s Human Potential group very interesting – One finding that I have seen repeatedly in my former life as an executive Recruiter & in my current role.   38% of employees wish their manager would help them with career progression in their careers.   “The boss’s job

MMM | 3 Ways To Find Your Best Work Situation

Good Monday morning,   I heard a great quote recently: “On the other side of complexity lies simplicity”.   Being in the right work situation is complex.   I have spent the majority of my professional career, researching, writing, speaking, coaching and working in the real world with real people. Much of my time has

FLR | Continue Making Big Decision – How To Avoid “Decision Fatigue”

Happy Friday! There is a lot of conversation around getting input from your team. It’s a good conversation to be having to ensure that there is enough collaboration when making decisions. However, there is a danger in over weighing the desire to come to a collective agreement. In fact, I actually think most high functioning