Seven Methods To Help You Switch From Angry To Calm In Seconds (Forbes)

Stay calm. Remain cool. Keep composed. It’s easy for people to say this is how you should react when you’re feeling angry, frustrated or disrespected at work. In theory, many of us would agree. The problem is that we don’t know how to actually do it. For most of us, our first “normal” reaction to experiencing negative emotions is often reactive. Our anger comes …

14 Things To Do Before Quitting A Job To Become An Entrepreneur (Forbes)

If you’re thinking about leaving a stable job to start your own business, you likely already know that there are considerable risks involved. Of course, the risks are often worth the reward of pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. While having confidence in your idea and your ability to bring it to life is essential, it’s also important to set yourself up …

Problem With Your Boss? Here’s How To Give Constructive, Helpful Feedback (Forbes)

Providing constructive feedback to a colleague can feel uncomfortable, but when it’s to your boss, it’s downright nerve-wracking. However, if they are doing something that negatively impacts you or the company, it’s important to speak up and let them know.  Striking the right balance is key here: You want to offer your honest perspective, but you don’t want to come …

Giving Feedback? 15 Ways To Keep It Constructive (Forbes)

Feedback is an incredibly valuable tool that can help your employees grow and reach their full potential. But it can also have the opposite effect if that feedback is pointed and negative. There’s a fine line between constructive criticism and harmful criticism, and as leaders and colleagues, it’s important to understand the difference.  Click to gain insights and read tips …

11 Ways Brand-New Managers Can Build Rapport With Their Team (Forbes)

Starting a new job is hard. Starting a new job as a manager where you’re expected to lead a team is an even greater challenge. As you get used to the new company and environment, you also have to build trust and rapport with your new team.  Click to gain insights and tips from 11 Forbes Coaches Council members who share their …

Forget Finding Your Purpose in 2020… Find This Instead

Finding your life’s purpose is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The problem is, most people get stuck trying to find it and give up. Instead, find this to easily bring meaning, fulfillment, and joy into your life. Every new year feels like a fresh start, teeming with possibility and opportunity. This could very well be my best year yet! As an international Executive Coach …

5 Simple Steps To Giving Feedback People Actually Listen To, According to an Exec Coach

A critical 21st century success skill for leaders is to be able to communicate and provide feedback effectively. Barbara’s cheeks were burning red. Her heart rate was galloping, ready to jump out of her chest. Her palms are sweaty, clammy, and cold. She could barely hear what the looming figure standing in front of her was saying. That’s because Barbara’s …

LEVEL-UP-YOUR-LEADERSHIP-CISCO CTO MONIQUE MORROW TECH FOR GOOD PART II

Ep. 15: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Future of Tech (Part II)

So many fascinating anecdotes, we had to create a Part II Click here to listen to Part I of this two-part series: Episode 14: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech To Do Good (Part I) A quick refresher on Monique Morrow: She is a former CTO at Cisco and the current President at two tech start-up firms based …

Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech to Do Good

Ep. 14: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech To Do Good (Part I)

Monique Morrow Knows Tech Monique Morrow is a former CTO at Cisco and the current President at two tech start-up firms based in blockchain. She is the President and Co-Founder of The Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on providing a digital identity for those individuals most underserved. She is also the President of The VETRI Foundation, whose mission is …