Archive for the ‘Women Executives’ Category

How Leaders Diffuse High Emotions

I settled into my American Airlines aisle seat, cracked open my book, and hoped for the space of an empty middle seat on the long Atlanta to LA flight. About five minutes before takeoff, I heard a woman’s voice yelling ‘we paid 65 bucks for seats further back and you have me sitting here, in… Read More…

Girl Bully: Why She’s Hurting Your Business

‘We have a lot of women here. Is that a problem?’ That is the interview question asked by my soon to be first boss. It has stayed in my brain for over thirty years. First, because I couldn’t understand why working with a group of women would be a problem. And later, because it became… Read More…

The heat is on… do you lead?

  It rained in LA this year. Not much. But enough for my roof to fall in. Which meant I began a long term relationship with my contractor, Kevin. What seemed like a straight forward repair turned into a torturous journey into the underbelly of keeping a house from imploding on itself….and taking my sanity… Read More…

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Is Your Culture Eating Your Strategy

I joined leadership experts Janice Whiting, Tanya Harris, and John Henry to discuss the value and impact of company culture on your organization’s strategy.   #leadership #culture #business strategy

Leadership Qualities: 5 Strategies for Staying Smart Under Pressure

No matter how well trained you are, how great of skills you possess, how talented and vivacious you might be, if you choke under pressure, you’re done for. Leaders have to stay smart under all kinds of pressure. When I was in high school, I got bused out of district. That half hour ride to… Read More…

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