According to Alexa

According to Alexa

Find Comfort in the Dark Places One of my Founders came to me this week looking to expand upon how he had supported an employee who was struggling with low morale. Primarily, I was so proud of my Founder.  He had done so many things right: (1) picking up on the fact...
According to Alexa

According to Alexa

Before You Speak or Do, THINK   For a long time now I have told my CEOs, “Everything you need to know about successful leadership you learned in kindergarten.” Don’t cut the line, wait your turn, take turns, share, use nice words, don’t be a pig, don’t interrupt,...
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According to Alexa

You Are the Problem; You Are the Opportunity   “OMG it has been a week, hasn’t it?!?”, my client Brandon wrote in an email earlier this month. I had sick kid trouble a day or two before and he was working through car trouble the day of his message. I smiled when I saw...
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According to Alexa

Leadership Without Goodness and Mercy Is a Ship Adrift   This morning I thought of something that my closest friend from college used to say, “Alexa, you are the most religious atheist I know.” Kate’s words came back to me when I found myself thinking about leadership...
According to Alexa

According to Alexa

You Don’t Know and That’s The Truth   “I know” is a common refrain among leaders. Leaders like to say it and people like to hear it. It creates a sense of security in both the speaker and the receiver. Saying it feels strong, sure, and...