Lessons I Learned When I Didn’t Get Promoted

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Early in my career, I worked for a national healthcare company. I started at an entry level position and received three promotions very quickly. I was on the fast track and recognized for my great performance. Once I reached an AVP position, I reported directly to the SVP and had no opportunity for further advancement,… Read More.

Create A Brag Club To Promote Yourself And Others Successfully

Wouldn’t it be great if we only had to focus on our work to get ahead? If we didn’t need to advocate for ourselves to get the credibility and visibility we need to receive a promotion? Unfortunately, that’s not reality. Focusing on our performance alone is no guarantee that we will be rewarded and recognized…. Read More.

Ten Ways You Show Courage Every Day

When someone told me recently that they thought I was very brave, I dismissed the comment. To me, having courage means overcoming extraordinary challenges, like climbing Mount Everest or running with the bulls. It never dawned on me that I demonstrate bravery every day, yet we all do. In fact, even though we aren’t necessarily… Read More.

What Should You Do If You’re Not The Boss’s Favorite?

It’s so unfair! I hear this all the time from clients who work really hard to get ahead and can’t seem to get the attention of their boss because he/she has favorites. It’s a problem for sure, but it’s not unusual. Favoritism is part of human nature. We naturally want to work with those individuals… Read More.