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Leadership- You Take It With You

Leadership. It's a very big topic that I have been thinking about a lot lately. One of the main reasons I've been giving it a lot of thought is because I was asked to talk about leadership by Porsche.

​Building Thriving Connected Networks in the 21st Century

The most important skill we need to develop for the 21st century is our ability to build strong partnerships. At the core of this is our relationships. Industry lines are blurring. We no longer kno...

How Fitbit Helped My Career

I’m a Fitbit user and I’m happy to report that this accountability device has improved my health and my career more than I ever imagined.

Timeless Lessons From 3 Iconic Women

In the face of serious illness, marital infidelity, business struggles or other hardships, it is tempting to throw up your hands and hibernate under the covers with a sappy movie and frozen yogurt.

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10 Tips to Momtrepreneurship

Allison O’Kelly was on the hunt for her own flexibility. A Harvard graduate, CPA and mother of young children, O’Kelly is now giving this gift back to professional moms who want to e...

Forget MBAs, the Executive MBA is the new black

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I have started my Executive MBA at the University of Chicago Booth London campus and can tell you that life is not easy right now. However, despite the difficulties, the EMBA is the best option.

Shaming, Threats, Ingratiation and Promises: Contentious Tactics in the Workplace

It was at the tail end of another long, hard day in the office when I received an unexpected call from head office in South Korea. I picked up the phone and heard an angry male voice.

Erase "Work-Life Balance": Change the Conversation (With Yourself)

If I had my druthers, I would erase the phrase “work-life balance” from our collective consciousness. I strongly believe the notion of “work-life balance” sets us up for failure for three reasons.

Speaking Effectively: Are You Making These Mistakes?

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Whether you are in the boardroom, the meeting room or the pitch room, the ability to effectively convey your ideas is sometimes just as important as the ideas themselves.

Want to Improve Customer Service? Start With Your Internal Customers

Southwest Airlines is often praised for strong company culture — and for good reason. It understands that its customers aren’t its only external stakeholders; its employees are customers, too.

Overworked and Underappreciated at Work? Here’s Your Survival Guide.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Your company is likely more interested than the bottom line than your happiness.

Old Ideas Making a Comeback?

Last week I gave a brief talk on multicultural sophistication aimed at assisting the attendees in developing some additional level of self awareness in their thought process about diversity topics.