The meetings. And more meetings. Big meetings, small meetings, and that presentation at the professional conference looming in the future are enough to make any manager weary – let alone if you are an introvert who finds speaking in front of groups larger than two (and you are one of the two) to be energy <click to continue>

When The Office Romance Blows Up!

Office Romance

Everyone knew that Lisa and Colin had something going on.   Most of the time, they behaved very professionally, and in a meeting no one would have suspected that they were seeing each other.  But there were the furtive glances exchanged in the lunchroom, hands brushing against each other in the elevator, and leaving within <click to continue>

Moderating a panel

Months ago you were asked to moderate a panel discussion, and without thinking through what that really meant, you said,  “of course, I would love to”.  It seemed like an easy way to network and market your business- how hard could it be?  Well, you just got an email from the panel organizer with the date and time confirmed and the contact information for <click to continue>

Often times, situations in the workplace can trigger us to respond in a very angry, distressed or  “less-than-rational” way. You may have a co-worker or boss who regularly sabotages your work or undermines your decisions. It may be a manager who instructs you to do one thing, then swears she told you to do something else. It may be a subordinate who <click to continue>