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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Can You Name the 9 Essential Qualities of a Leader?

There are many schools of thought about the role of a leader. What are the essential qualities of a leader? What are the must-haves? Well, I have three distinct opinions. What makes a great leader? A leader taps into their team’s talents to achieve results. A leader’s role is not to engage their team; it is to achieve their mission by motivating and inspiring their people. A leader does not run a country club; they lead people to achieve something bigger than they could ever achieve…

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5 Steps You Can Use To Build a “First Team” Mindset

Credit to: Patrick Lencioni & The Table Group for the “First Team” concept, Jason Wong of https://www.attack-gecko.net/ and  Dalmau Consulting for the image I loved my job. I was part of a powerful and effective executive team to whom I was loyal. I had no problem identifying that they were the team I was personally responsible for and accountable for. They were my ‘First Team.’ I had built my team into a great team. People took on some of the most complex projects you could imagine…

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