I have had some very inspiring teachers in my life. Sure there were a handful of mediocre ones, but many of them were excellent. Those who inspired and motivated me, and raised the bar for me in a way that made me work harder, aim higher and hit many a mark. I've always felt so grateful for those ... Read More about Video: Taylor Mali-What Teachers Make…
I have spent the last few weeks trying to convince my 3 1/2 and 7 year-olds that there are quite a few toys in our playroom that they probably no longer need and might want to consider giving away. Things they've outgrown, like the early ride-on toys, or the baby pushsticks and the baby walker. ... Read More about What Leadership Skills Could You Let Go Of?
In Part I of this topic, I noted how one woman business leader, taking part in a recent panel discussion, described her leadership style as, "Coaching, I coach constantly, giving feedback at every turn, both positive and constructive". And while coaching is more than just giving feedback, providing ... Read More about Is Consistent Feedback Part Of Your Leadership Style? (Part II)
I had the opportunity last week to listen to four very successful women leaders sitting on a panel answer this question: What is your leadership style? Their lists were fairly similar: good listener, collaborative, communicative. But the one answer I found most satisfying was the leader who ... Read More about Is Consistent Feedback Part Of Your Leadership Style? (Part I)
Like many people, my favorite part of Superbowl Sunday is the commercials. This year's Volkswagen commercial, The Force, featuring a six-year old dressed up as Darth Vader working on his superpowers, really grabbed my attention (see video below). I loved this kid's (Junior Darth Vader) tenacity, ... Read More about Video: The Force. Are Your Leadership Superpowers Working?