Sometimes in leadership positions, we have to give people bad news. We need to ask them to improve productivity, switch departments, or wear deodorant. It may not be fun, but it’s part of the job.
I planned my outfit the day before the interview. It was cute and classy: a button-up top, pleated skirt, and heels. The next day was pouring rain, and what I thought was a great outfit completely failed. My feet were soaked, I dropped my bag in a puddle (which made me look totally unprofessional), and my hair was frizzy and dripping. I didn’t notice until after the interview that the armpits of my mustard yellow blouse were soaked 5 inches wide with sweat.
This experience, as well as others, taught me the dos and don’ts of dressing for an interview. Please learn from my mistakes, not your own.
When Peter Pan teaches the Darling children how to fly, he uses a process for mentorship that's so simple even a kid can do it.
Many people in business go wrong by over complicating things. They give too much information too quickly and miss key moments of support. If you've made the same mistakes in the past, Peter has a 5-step process to successful mentorship that can help you.
Any Olympic procrastinators out there? You’re not alone.
These tips are meant to help you create better habits so you become less of a procrastinator in all areas of your life. Whether you’re an executive, a stay-at-home mom, or a student, these principles will help you shun procrastination by creating effective habits.
When you walk into a room, even before speaking, you send all sorts of messages about yourself. So how can you use this to your advantage? By intentionally choosing how you move and hold your body, you can become more influential as a leader. You can also learn how to read your employees’ attitudes to better support and motivate them.
If you are satisfied with mediocre performance, this article isn't for you. However, if you want to drive results like never before, you need to develop your team like never before. A critical skill for team development is feedback. Read on to find 3 tips that will transform how you approach feedback.
Everyone's had that awkward moment where they've forgotten something in front of an audience. Thankfully, leaders can flip this problem upside down for their employees by helping them capitalize on the effects of Social Facilitation.