Launching My New Podcast: Level Up Your Leadership

It’s January 1 and New Year’s Resolution time! For my big 2018 opportunity, I want to be better at bringing new and interesting leadership ideas to the world. That resolution has led me to start something I’ve wanted to do for years – I’m launching a podcast! Level Up Your Leadership answers the question how do the best performers really get to be the best — …

A Different Way To Set Your New Year’s Resolutions

I love fresh beginnings. The new year is the perfect time to reflect on your year, your life, and yourself. But when it comes to setting my New Year’s resolutions, instead of reflection, I use a slightly different technique. I create my resolutions based on the coaching concept of “feedforward” (vs. feedback). Getting feedback and reflecting on your past performance focuses …

5 Tips for Standing Out and Landing a Career Sponsor (And Why That’s Better Than a Mentor)

Mentoring programs are an important offering that many large companies and professional organizations offer to build the careers of up-and-comers. And while mentors make excellent guides and provide invaluable advice… if you really want to get ahead, you’ll need more than advice to get there. What you need is someone who has the power to help you showcase your talent …