Why a Shift in Values Matters for New Managers

As a new manager, it may surprise you to learn that the competency which led to your promotion may not be enough to excel in your new role. This case study demonstrates the values shift and critical skills to help in your transition. Through my conversations with new managers who are advancing to the next … Continue reading Why a Shift in Values Matters for New Managers

Lead Your Global Team’s Performance to the Next Level

Managing a team across continents doesn’t need to be a struggle. Here are my top recommendations for resources to lead your remote team to high performance. Over the past few months, a few clients asked if I could provide additional resources to help them increase the performance of their global remote teams.   Here are three … Continue reading Lead Your Global Team’s Performance to the Next Level

The Empowering Leader: How to Inspire People With More Experience Than You

Creating an empowering environment for all employees is a critical role for a leader. Here are 4 ways to lead confidently when your team has more experience and industry knowledge than you. In my work with leaders, I often see that one of their struggles in transitioning to a new job is managing team members … Continue reading The Empowering Leader: How to Inspire People With More Experience Than You

Unlearning: A Tool to Navigate Change

Change is no longer a single, linear event. The complexities of globalization have created multiple layers of disruption and we need to keep up with the pace. Unlearning refers to the intentional disruption of well-established thoughts and behaviors for the purpose of learning something new. It empowers us to adapt to rapid changes in our … Continue reading Unlearning: A Tool to Navigate Change

Transitioning to Thrive as a First-Time Manager

The shift from managing ourselves to managing other people will be one of our biggest career challenges.  A proper transition process is necessary to succeed as a new manager. Here is what’s at stake during this change and how to prepare yourself to be an effective leader.  Change is the only constant, and how we manage … Continue reading Transitioning to Thrive as a First-Time Manager

Self-compassion: Vital for Leadership

Compassion towards others is often considered a virtue. We are quick to praise those who show compassion towards others. But compassion towards oneself is being misconstrued as selfish, self-centered, or even self-indulgent. This misunderstanding is causing many managers burnout. Research shows that a higher self-compassion directly relates to good mental health and even achievement-related outcomes. … Continue reading Self-compassion: Vital for Leadership