How to Keep Your Boss Happy and Add Value


Bosses are important because many employees have bosses, are bosses, or may play both roles. If you find yourself in one of these categories, you are in good company as Stanford research indicates there are at least 21 million bosses in the United States today. Despite staggering numbers of people in charge, the mission is…

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To Move Up, Think Beyond Your Current Role


Increased earnings, added career satisfaction and looking forward to the day ahead can all be perks of capturing your next promotion. These 5 pieces of advice can help you make that happen. Manage your boss “Managing up,” instructs Bob Pozen, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, “does not mean manipulating your boss.…

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Secrets to Leading Effective Global Teams


According to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, global talent mobility levels have increased by 25% over the last decade and they predict a further 50% growth by 2020. Which means in the next decade the ability of organizations to manage their global talent efficiently will mark the difference between success and failure. To get ahead of this challenge,…

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Salary Negotiation Strategies to Use Today


The ability to negotiate a competitive salary is a critical skill to have during the interview process; it is also a talent that will benefit you throughout your career. If you are like many employees taking on additional responsibility, working longer hours, and not seeing any improvement in your salary – it may be time…

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Four Things Smart Leaders Are Doing Today


When Harvard Business Review found that workplace learning was a common thread in the “Best Performing Companies In The World”, Leaders took notice. Building on that news, this Leader started the search for change management learning opportunities that were unique, yet proven. Imagine my surprise when a highly recommended program included a subject matter expert…

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Is It Possible To Predict Success?


It is true that productive leadership teams can turn companies around. But how do you build or reshape a team to be successful? To discover how, I secured a rare interview with the knowledgeable Dr. Michael Cofield, Diplomate in Clinical Health Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. Highlights that introduce the Losada Ratio…

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Five Ways To Build Business With Current Clients


The personal touch combined with excellent client service has built today’s most successful businesses and can do the same for your company. Here are 5 ways to develop a lasting relationship that will add value to your business on many levels as 2015 gets underway: Spread the word. Let your clients know what you’re doing for them. This…

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Resiliency: A Leader’s Secret Weapon


Resilient leaders will leave their mark on the future, just as they have shaped history.  Despite changing economies they have bounced back and managed to stay focused while moving their businesses forward. How can we learn from their successes?  To find the answers, I sat down with Mary Ann Zimmerman, author, LPC, LISAC, and accomplished…

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