Ep. 2 – Investment Banking Leader Assia Morris: Be bold. Be strong. And never forget who you are.

Assia Morris is feisty, beautiful, smart, spiritual, loving, and strong. She’s a mixture of traits we would normally think of as being at odds, yet somehow they all roll up perfectly to make one whole Assia. A successful banker who believes in guardian angels. A chronic disease sufferer who has boundless energy. A woman so accepting of who she is …

Ep. 1 – Former Yale University Dean Alexandra Dufresne: Do The Hardest Thing

Every single time I talk to Alexandra Dufresne, I leave with a passionate hope and optimism that maybe, just maybe, we can actually make the world a more just, kind, and fair place.   Alexandra is an American lawyer specialising in refugee, immigration and child law and policy. She taught seminars in law and policy at Yale College for a …

Ep. 0 – Intro to Level Up Your Leadership

Welcome to Level Up Your Leadership! From Olympic coaches to Fortune 500 executives to Ivy League instructors, you’ll discover what worked (and what didn’t) in getting these exceptional leaders to the top of their fields. In each podcast episode, I interview one elite performer to unpack how they created their success and their recommended tools, tips, and strategies you can use …

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 …