Great news! People are still reading books. Not only that, but they have some great recommendations for your 2017 reading list. Virtually every genre is represented here, so read something you haven’t read before and mark off “do something new and … [Read more...] about Must-read books for 2017
Who loves tough conversations? You know, the ones where you tell someone that his behavior is unacceptable and you want it to change. The ones that you’ve put off having forever because you’re afraid you’ll lose it, either screaming or crying (a big … [Read more...] about How to turn a confrontation into a win-win conversation
A coaching client came to me recently, saying she needed help negotiating with her boss for certain considerations. Glad to help! Women have a hard time negotiating for what they want for a variety of reasons. Chief among those reasons: They feel … [Read more...] about Are you focused on the right thing?
Starting a business is easy – it’s surviving that’s tough. About 80% of start-ups don’t survive a year and most of the rest are gone within five. If that freaks you out, that’s OK. Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur. If, on the other … [Read more...] about Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?
Do any of us really know how talented we are? One thing I’ve learned over the years is that we women consistently underestimate our skills and abilities. Take the tech geek who has a unique talent for speaking in plain English in a way that even … [Read more...] about How to uncover your secret talents
Do you have employees you just flat out don’t understand? Consider the business manager who was trying to increase retail sales, a small sideline to her core business. She came up with a great plan -- or so she thought -- to encourage competition … [Read more...] about From the business coach: How to motivate anyone