Resilience SOS

We know that resilient behaviors can be learned – resilience is like a muscle that you need to work. You get knocked down, get back up again and flex that muscle a little more each time. I’ve written about building resilience before and it’s once again front of mind for me during graduation season and also in the work I’m doing with organizations who want to ensure their people are equipped for leading change.  […]

By |2021-06-03T02:24:44-05:00June 3rd, 2021|Leading|0 Comments

When you get to the top, don’t forget to send the elevator down

There are many variations on the theme of this saying (I also like: when you climb the wall, throw the rope back) that speak to using our own success and good fortune to help others.  You’ve worked hard to get where you are and now it’s time to elevate (pun intended!) your own goals by helping others because great leaders create leaders.  […]

By |2021-05-06T06:25:54-05:00May 6th, 2021|Leading|0 Comments

Putting purpose to work

Ten years into my career with oilfield services giant Schlumberger, I had a series of pivotal moments that were to change my life.  One of these moments was a trip to the continent of Africa that completely changed the way I viewed myself, my responsibilities, and my capabilities. Combined with other significant events in my life in 2005 – including achieving my PMP certification and the confidence that came with the credential – it was clear I had found my [...]

By |2021-04-22T07:09:24-05:00April 18th, 2021|Leading|0 Comments

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