Struggle to delegate? Three behaviors to watch out for

My first job out of undergrad was on the Lehman Brothers interest rate sales desk. I sat on a trading floor amongst some of the best financial professionals who transacted multi-million dollar deals on a daily basis. The work was incredibly stressful and required a tremendous amount of attention to detail and accuracy. If you Read more about Struggle to delegate? Three behaviors to watch out for[…]

Tension at work? Ask a dog how to ease it!

I wish I could say that I have never experienced tension at work, but let’s get real here. Competition, deadlines, hierarchy, and differing interests create complicated and tense relationships at work. The good news is that you have the power to decrease this tension and win people over.   I recently conducted a study to Read more about Tension at work? Ask a dog how to ease it![…]

5 Impactful Tips That I Have Shared with My Clients

In the past several months, my work has taken me all over the country (shout out to DC, Milwaukee, Palo Alto, Chicago and of course, NYC – thank you for your hospitality). I have had the pleasure of meeting, coaching and training professionals in the legal, fina nce, retail and non-profit industries. Some of my clients Read more about 5 Impactful Tips That I Have Shared with My Clients[…]

Become a Great Leader by Acting like a Child

  If I told you that you can increase your executive presence and strengthen your leadership power by acting like a toddler, you would think I am absolutely insane. But think about it. The reckless abandonment with which toddlers approach interactions, requests and relationships yield great results. Most people find themselves smiling at, charmed by Read more about Become a Great Leader by Acting like a Child[…]

Life Lessons that Spin Class Taught Me

Earlier this week, feeling remorseful after all the gluttony that ensued over the holiday weekend, I decided to drag myself to my favorite spin class. I expected to feel energized and accomplished from a nice, intense workout, but I didn’t expect that I would also come away reminded of some of life’s most important lessons. Read more about Life Lessons that Spin Class Taught Me[…]

Shocker! When you self-promote you actually help others

As a career coach, I work with clients who are top professionals in their fields. Despite their accomplishments and the desire to have more visibility in their careers, many struggle with self-promotion and self-advocacy. They come to me hoping to learn to articulate their value proposition and accomplishments to key stakeholders (i.e. managers, prospective employers, Read more about Shocker! When you self-promote you actually help others[…]

Criticism! Three steps to prevent it from stressing you out

Recieving feedback or criticism can be really hard. It is natural to feel defensive or insecure but if you have the ability to truly hear and accept feedback you can move up professionally much faster. In the video below I share three steps to make it easier for you to recieve feedback without loosing your Read more about Criticism! Three steps to prevent it from stressing you out[…]