3 Common Communication Pitfalls

3 Common Communication Pitfalls

3 Common Communication Pitfalls (and how to avoid them)   No one is a perfect communicator. Not me. Not you. In the best of times, communication pitfalls can lead to breakdowns. In times of crisis when emotions run high, the effects of bad habits are amplified....
Climb the Corporate Ladder: Susan’s Story

Climb the Corporate Ladder: Susan’s Story

Climb the Corporate Ladder: Susan’s Story   “Nice to meet you,” my coaching client said, as she walked into the office. She walked briskly to the chair I indicated, sat down, and asked, “How do we get started?” Susan* knew exactly what she wanted in life, and as...
The Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause

The Power of the Pause   My five-year-old burst through the door one day, calling out, “Guess what, Mama! GUESS WHAT we found in the backyard!!!!” “What?” I asked. But she refused to say. “What is it?” Again, she didn’t answer. She covered her mouth and ran back...
Cultivate the Three Elements of Trust

Cultivate the Three Elements of Trust

Cultivate the Three Elements of Trust Human interactions rely on trust. We constantly gauge others and try to determine “friend or foe?” from the first second we’re introduced. Others constantly assess us, too. The “Trust Meter” rises and falls throughout specific...