Personal Development

Delegating is Hard to Do and You Need to Do It Right!

As I’ve blogged about previously, marketing PR leaders can’t  counsel the C-Suite while they’re busy running events. Agency owners can’t generate new business while up to their eyeballs running the business they currently have, and communications leaders (whether at a  travel destination, non-profit organization or marketer) can’t focus on strategy...

The Karmic Concept of Giving

As the new decade begins, many of us are simultaneously reflecting back and looking ahead to the future, wondering what adventures lie ahead and how we can smash our goals in 2020. Typical aspirations revolve around careers, health and wellness, chipping away at financial debt, starting families, etc., but where...

7 Lessons in Life and Leadership

Last September we began our journey with Leadership Dutchess, an annual professional development program hosted by the Chamber Foundation, Inc., and now, after nine transformative months, we are graduating. Throughout the course of the program, we took deep dives into communication, public speaking, team building, project management and other topics...

Are You Ready—Really?

So, how are those 2019 resolutions coming along? Making progress? If your objectives have stalled, don’t be hard on yourself. Realizing goals takes more than a desire for them. It takes a readiness to be open to change, trust in the process and courage to be uncomfortable, at least for...

Six Tips to Ensure Your Thought-Leadership Gets Seen

Following up on last year’s “Five Ways to Turn Up the Volume on Thought-Leadership,” which talked about how to identify relevant thought-leadership opportunities, this week’s blog post offers tips on how to ensure your thought-leadership gets seen after it’s been published. Thought-leadership helps working professionals establish their credibility as a...

Progressing with Passion

Passion fuels people into action. It’s where deep desire and opportunity come together, often with resounding results. Indeed, passion is credited for the successes of top athletes, business people, community leaders, artists and other prominent standouts. Well, sure it is. Being passionate about an ideal motivates people to move forward...