The Importance of Remembering Your Why

The best place to start with building trust and being vulnerable within a small team is to start with the self-awareness. Why? Well, then you are open to hearing feedback and can work to create a relationship built on trust and relatability. Oftentimes leadership can feel like a one-sided relationship, whether you are in a…

Problems versus Dilemmas

Do you know the difference between a problem and a dilemma?  Recently I welcomed Dan Cockerell to the show. Once upon a time, Dan was the VP of Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom. He is now an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Leadership Mentor. We talked about problems versus dilemmas at length. He summed up…

The Cardinal Rule of Writing a Job Description

Did you know that a job description and a job posting are two entirely different things?  It’s true.  A job description is a technical document which includes some high-level esoteric stuff, like competencies, abilities, and requirements for a very specific job.  A job posting is what you put on the Internet on sites like Glassdoor,…

The obstacles of data-informed decision-making

I recently welcomed Eric Knudsen to my podcast, Let’s Fix Work. Eric is the Manager of People Analytics at Namely, the all-in-one HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today’s employees. Together we talked all about using data for informed decision-making. Let’s face it, one of the things HR isn’t known for is using data.…