Why Should I Take the Lead?

When I finally had the courage to apply for and accept a leadership position in a large company, I found that leading a team was deeply rewarding both personally and professionally. The responsibilities of leadership, like giving clear direction and motivating others, challenged me. The new capabilities I built through leading a team were exactly what I needed to overcome personal obstacles and progress in my career.

How to be Solution-Centric

I often work with leaders that are frustrated by working with peers and team members that toss around problems for weeks or even months without a solution. Problems, questions, and requests become open wounds that hold the team or organization back from making progress. They turn into focus points that drain energy from other important projects and real forward progress...

Magic of Mind Mapping for Leadership

Mind mapping is a powerful tool we can use as leaders to balance our logical thinking processes with expansive, innovative thinking about how to approach our work. We can also better understand and achieve our objectives with our teams. In this post, I will describe the benefits of mind mapping I have experienced, the key aspects of mind mapping that make it impactful, a how-to guide for getting started, and explained examples.