BellLet’s Talk Guest Post — COVID Life: What It Means to Be “Stuck Inside”

I am quite privileged to have a wonderful cadre of brilliant, smart & intelligent friends who surround me. One of which is Carrie Goar. You can learn more about Carrie here: linkedin.com/in/carriegour Click here to access the original article Hey, how’s it going over there? Me? Well, we just survived a March that felt 124 days long and I have yet to wrap my arms around what a “successful” day feels like. Socially isolating alone with two 9-year olds is kicking my ass. So far so…

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Why You Might Need A Modern Sergeant Major

This article was based on work done by the McChrystal Group I write this as I reflect on my Army career, finishing my time as Company Sergeant Major and Acting Regimental Sergeant Major. I wanted to share my thoughts on why I think your organization might need a Sergeant Major – or at least somebody doing that work. Gone are the days when the stereotypical Sergeant Major was someone with a large frame, large moustache and spent their time standing by the Commanding Officer and focused…

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Guest Post – Why the “why” is so important for virtual teams — and how leaders can help find it

This article is reprinted as originally published with the permission of the author, Darlene DeRosa, (her bio follows the article) and SpencerStuart In a recent LinkedIn poll, we [SpencerStuart] asked about the biggest challenge in a hybrid/remote working world. The answer for the majority (69%): Inspiring and motivating my people. While this is challenging for many leaders when most everyone is in the office, motivating people in a virtual environment is especially difficult. Why it’s so hard to motivate people from a distance: Leaders have to be…

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