Confidence

Dec 04

Self-Check Strategies: How To Make Feedback Sessions Work for YOU

Formal workplace feedback can be a tough nut to crack. Considering the contrasting perspectives of the givers and receivers of feedback, the amount of openness to ideas can vary, as can the trust factor between the parties. In my recent…
Nov 13

Listening To Understand: A Socials Skills Staple Examined

The essential social skill of Listening is rarely mastered, even by those among us who pride ourselves on being great listeners. In my recent article, Chit-Chat Credentials: Sharpening Your Social Skills with Two Distinct Listening Styles, I offered what may…
Oct 16

Put‘er There: The Social Skills Behind Our Most Common of Greetings

Since human relationships are directly tied to culture, it makes sense that refined social skills are vital for a healthy work environment. Culture dictates our sense of safety and acceptance, which directly impacts workplace productivity and engagement. In my recent…
Jun 06

Beyond Fear: Taking Self-Regulation Out For A Spin

Looking fear straight in the eye— it’s not something most of us are comfortable with, but it’s a challenge that you can realistically become comfortable with. My recent article, Escaping Gravity: The Importance of Confronting Workplace Fears And Soaring Beyond…
Mar 14

Going One Step Deeper: How Executive Presence Hinges On Self-Awareness

I hope you’re taking advantage of the discovery that Self-Awareness is a two-step process. As you may have read in my recent article Know Thyself: Laying The Groundwork For Genuine Self-Awareness, being physically self-aware is a prerequisite of sorts for…
Jan 31

Start Your Journey: Putting Your Grit Roadmap To Use

When I work with coaching clients, a challenge they share is having too much on their plates. In your career, this quagmire can directly impact the achievement of your goals and the greater goals of the company. This fosters uncertainty…
Jan 23

Gettin’ Gritty: How To Develop A Roadmap To Your Goal

Have you enjoyed getting Gritty with me? I hope that my recent case study in Grit has you thinking, and acting. Grit as a buzzword gets tossed around in the media and in books, almost making it seem as if…
Aug 16

That Which Does Not Kill Us: Resilience as the Fortifier of Your Career

After exploring the ‘C’ of GRACE in the Workplace™, the big discovery was that Confidence is the foundation of being an effective business leader. Confidence even outweighs Competence in many career arenas (as unfair as that may seem), and it…
Aug 01

All About Eve: The Road To Reprogramming Your Inner Critic

The Inner Critic plays a key role in our ongoing evolution as a species. Whenever she pokes her nose into your daily business, it’s meant to protect you from embarrassment or disappointment. Haven’t you noticed how she instinctively kicks into…
Jul 25

But What If I Fail?: How Your Inner Critic Chips Away At Confidence

As we’ve dipped our toe into the waters of GRACE In The WorkplaceTM with our last few articles, we discovered that our Confidence is partly tied to our DNA (it’s as much as 25% to 50% inherited!) We also acknowledged…