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At the recent Working Women Annual Conference in Tampa, I had the opportunity to facilitate a fireside chat with Shelly Wilkes, President of the Lakeland Magic, the G league affiliate of the Orlando Magic. Shelly is the first female NBA G league president and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of the team that will host its third home game opener in Lakeland on November 16.
Even the most competent men and women in their fields ask themselves, “Am I ready?” when faced with a new leadership challenge. In this article I share tips on how to overcome fears of readiness.
Whether you own a business, manage a group of employees or lead a team of outside contractors that support your enterprise, it is more important than ever to create the conditions for your team to collectively achieve your vision of the future and generate extraordinary results.
Most companies include succession planning as a strategic priority; however, few have invested the time and energy needed to create a game plan for either an unexpected or planned departure of a senior leader. These 9 succession planning steps can prevent future gaps in your leadership bench.
More and more executives are working with professional coaches. In this article, I share how to ensure you get the most of this important investment.
These 9 tips to reduce stress and manage your well-being can improve your relationships- at home and at work- and increase workplace productivity.
Strategic planning is an organizational management activity that is used to set priorities, focus energy and resources, and strengthen operations. It ensures that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals and establishes agreement around intended outcomes by assessing and adjusting the organization’s direction in response to a changing environment.
Leadership is inherently relational. Understanding how you interact with a horse and observing how they interact with each other reveals important lessons in leadership….
Culture matters. Culture is recognized as such a significant factor in the success of organizations that Fortune’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” report is based primarily on information employees anonymously report about their workplace culture. Today’s professionals are making decisions about the organizations they work for and the companies they buy from based on the values they feel those companies represent.
Most of us multitask because of the perceived benefit of improved productivity. It makes us feel like we’re accomplishing several things at once and gives us a false sense of achievement. Here are 5 reasons why multitasking doesn’t work.
This article offers 10 guidelines for successfully navigating a new leadership role and tips on pitfalls to avoid.