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Creating Influence, Part Two

Part one of this “Creating Influence” blog post was published on February 24. It outlined two main ideas from Dan Pink’s b...

How to Lead Under Pressure

Authenticity is something I’ve become very interested in as my career has progressed. I loved being a news journalist for many years b...

What Helps you Stick to Your Goals?

I often challenge myself to go without something I enjoy for a period of time. At the moment, I’ve given up chocolate, and my goal is to g...

What I Learned From Losing a Million Dollars

It’s not often I find myself unable to put down a business book. But this was recently the case with “The Objective Leader,̶...

Learn to Love Networking. Really.

I run my own small business and, several years ago, I joined a business group to network with other entrepreneurs in my community. I was ner...

Weekly Lessons in Leadership

I’ve never been a leader of an organization and I’ve always shied away from management roles in my journalism career, preferring...

Think Like a Pro…crastinator

I can honestly say that writing this blog is the best part of my job.  As an editor, I spend much of my time tinkering about with other peo...

Regain Your Spark!

Around a year ago, I had dinner with a friend to celebrate her promotion. She’d worked for her organization for more than 10 years, an...