Articles, TED Talks, and other Resources:
Nicole Wood, CEO and Co-founder of Ama La Vida, shares practical, energizing and realistic tips in her article: How To Keep Your Team Motivated When Times Are Tough.
What a remarkable video about showing up and being your best self: Ryan Estis shares The Simple Secret to Happiness
Matt Cutts, former Google Engineer, discusses What Happens When a Silicon Valley Technologist Works for the Government, a good idea when seeking new and rewarding employment.
My colleague Labor and Employment Attorney Walker Lawrence shares insights in his article entitled Employers Continue to Struggle With Employee Leave Laws that Protect Parents in the Wake of Schools Reopening. Be sure to read about FFCRA benefits, whether you are an employee, an employer or both.
Expect the Unexpected: What We Can Learn From A Crisis by my friend, colleague and communications/public relations strategist Alyssa Burns. Alyssa shares with us the necessity for an evolving Crisis Communications Plan.
Forbes article on Why Leadership Training Doesn't Work, by Aaron Levy, Founder & CEO of Raise The Bar, a leadership enablement organization helping companies succeed in the new world of work. Aaron is the best selling author of Open, Honest, and Direct.
Tips on Communicating Credibility in Virtual Meetings and Presentations from Jeff and Kathleen Hornstein, experts who train and coach business professionals improve their public speaking skills.
Immigration Considerations for Foreign Nationals During Covid-19 by Lakshmi Lakshmanan, Immigration and Nationality Law Attorney. Lakshmi shares her knowledge regarding immigration and the status of foreign nationals at this uncertain time.
New Legal Protections for Job Candidates and Workers in Illinois and throughout the US by Lori Goldstein, Employment Attorney. Lori offers us insight into new laws for applicants, employees and contractors.
Laugh-out-loud funny message about learning from adversity and the strength that comes from determination: The Perks of Being a Pirate by Tom Nash; you are sure to enjoy it and find it inspirational, as I do.
Practical suggestions on how to improve your leadership skills and a Leadership Quiz to assess your leadership effectiveness: How Will You Grow Your Leadership Skills This Year? by Cindy Risetter Meding
We meet with colleagues every day in professional and sometimes less professional settings. It's an opportunity to get to know one another.Priya Parker offers great advice from about keeping an open mind at holiday gatherings, inwork meetings and in many other settings: 3 Steps to Turn Everyday Get-togethers into Transformative Gatherings
My clients like to hire genuine people who are not afraid to be themselves. Here is a great article, picking up on Oscar Wilde's quote about being your authentic self:
Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Taken by Executive Coach Kathryn Hartrick
Creativity has never been more essential to competitiveness in the business world. Check out this TED Talk which offers A Key to Thinking Outside the Box by Alan Iny
Would you like to keep growing in your current role? Set yourself up for a promotion? Discover strategies on what it takes to be a successful leader:
What Makes Senior Leaders Successful by Executive Coach Parissa Behnia
Favorite TED Talk outlining 8 secrets of success:
Richard St. John will make you laugh and shares 8 Secrets of Success
Great interview advice:
How To Stand Out in An Interview by Cindy Risetter Meding
Only 24% of HR managers report receiving a thank you note. If you send one, people will notice: The Interview Thank You Note by Alexis Gladstone
One of my favorite TED Talks:
Alain De Botton speaks about Career Crisis and Anxiety and a Philosophy of Success
TED Talk by Jason Chen about Looking for a Job:
Highlight Your Ability Not Your Experience, When Looking for a Job