Tag Archives: professional development

How To Build an A-Team

Building an A-team doesn’t happen by accident. They’re created strategically over time. If you’re like many organizations, you do your best day-to-day and hope that your A-team will come together on its own. But, relying on that type of strategy is costly and ineffective. Cultivating A-teams doesn’t require a master’s degree in human resources. Once […]

13 Habits to Build a Strong Mindset

Building a strong mindset isn’t something you can do overnight. It’s the result of multiple choices made over time – mindset habits that you work on consistently. It’s easy to understand that habits are essential to developing a strong mindset, but which habits should you pursue? Which actions should you create that can eventually happen […]

How to Prepare for Prop 206 in Arizona

As all business leaders know, election outcomes can drastically change the direction of the wind, recently evidenced by voters’ November 8th approval of Prop 206. If you are one of the many Arizona employers now scrambling to adjust their sails, you’re not alone. Change can certainly be daunting, but well-informed and well-equipped employers can seamlessly […]

Phoenix Business Coach – How to Find the Right One

Whether you’ve reached an impasse on the road to success, or you’re simply ready to elevate your business, the guidance of a seasoned Phoenix Business Coach is undoubtedly a step in the right direction.  A basic internet search will likely yield an overwhelming number of choices, with each promising to deliver optimum results. Find the […]

5 Reasons Why Executives Should Volunteer to Mentor

Recently I had a chance to speak to the National Association of Women Business Owners mentoring group here in Phoenix. During my talk, I spoke to them about the importance of setting SMART goals. The response to my session was overwhelmingly positive, and it reminded me of how important it is for executives to volunteer. […]

Mentorship’s Effects on Mentors

Many companies talk about the importance of mentorship, and some even have established mentorship programs. Regardless, you can always take an opportunity to mentor someone within your company or industry. If you feel you can teach them, reach out. They are probably eager to learn. What you may not realize is how important mentorship is […]

The Mentor-Mentee Relationship: 3 Keys to Getting it Right

Are you wondering how to get ahead as you start out in your industry? Or are you a seasoned veteran who’d like to help the next generation of professionals become leaders? In either case, you’re probably interested in a mentor-mentee relationship. These types of relationships don’t just happen. They have to be intentional. They have […]

Should You Take a Sabbatical From Your Business?

A sabbatical has traditionally been a paid break that a college professor was given every seven years. However, it has expanded far beyond academics. Now, more people than ever are taking breaks from their jobs, and they aren’t always paid. In fact, some people simply quit their job to take some time off before finding […]

Building a Strong Mindset with Habits

Have you ever wondered why you sometimes just go on autopilot and wind up working on a Saturday when you meant to go to the grocery store? It’s a testament to the power of habits. Developing new habits can be difficult and takes time, but when you’ve established a new habit, you’ll find that you […]