4 Stages of Leadership

“That’s how a big corporation does things.So you need to deal with it.” A few years ago, a small business owner uttered this phrase to a team member. The owner had goals. Big goals.  Big dollar sign goals. And that owner felt that to play like the...

3 Traits for Fascination Advantages

How do the people around you communicate? You’ve probably already picked up on the fact that Fascination is tied to how you communicate who you are and how you deliver value. Wouldn’t it be great to have a some quick reference points about how you might be...

Staff Development for Small Business Matters

Building a small business is sometimes like raising children. Stay with me…I’m going somewhere with this. You start this business, and nurture and grow it, all the while thinking it will be big and grown up someday, meeting your wildest expectations and...

Education Keeps Us Current

I’ve got two kids in college. Both are studying completely different topics.  Stefan is majoring in Human Resources and Organizational Development. Caitlin is creating an individualized program in Astrophysics, Earth Sciences and Leadership. And while both have...

Google Calendar and Goals

Ask anyone who knows me well and the word, “organized” often pops up in conversation.  My brain just works that way. I easily connect the dots from tactics to strategy to execution in the blink of an eye. I’m also a raving fan of all things Google. I...

Fascinating Leadership Lessons from Star Wars

I confess. I’m a not-so-closet Star Wars fan.  I loved The Force Awakens in the theater and can’t wait to get it on Blu-Ray. Star Wars always has a myriad of lessons across its entire universe.  Here’s my take on some leadership lessons Star Wars...

2016 TeamWomenMN Leadership Conference

I’m pleased to share that I am the interactive speaker at the 2016 TeamWomenMN Leadership Conference. My session – “How do you Fascinate: Discover Your Personal Brand” – will be open to all attendees. Here are the important details: Date:...

Star Wars and Fascination

I confess. I’m a not-so-closet Star Wars fan. We had an Avengers version of the Fascination Advantage chart last year (thanks, Robin!). So of course we need the Star Wars edition. As a reminder, here are the languages associated with each of the Fascination...