accountability

Why I Started Checking for Resilience

By |March 15th, 2016|

I was watching Barbara Corcoran’s TED Talk on Rethinking Failure. One of the key messages that popped out for me was the ability to handle failure. Her message was that her successes always came on the heels of failure.

One of the qualities that helps a person recover from failure is resilience. It is the ability […]

10 Steps to Climbing the Corporate Ladder

By |November 5th, 2015|

I put this together for a client group, which resulted in a fantastic booklet with action steps and exercises. Here are the highlights.
Step 1: Know where you want to go.
Each step in your career takes you in a direction. Are you going where you want to go? Take some time to evaluate where you are and […]

Happy First Day of the Last Half of the Year

By |July 1st, 2015|

Half the year has past and half of the year remains. What can you do to make the most of the rest of the year?
Track and Analyze Your Year to Date Results

What has your total revenue been so far? Your profit?
If you have been in business for more than a year, what is your year over […]

How to Make People Accountable

By |May 9th, 2015|

In an ideal world, you have hired motivated, self-directed people who will actually punish themselves more than you ever could for not meeting objectives. Those are the people who get a performance management review that has a dozen or more glowing comments and all they remember is the one ‘needs improvement’.

However, in the real world, […]