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Message From Julie: Leadership Lessons From Hurricane Laura

The eye of Hurricane Laura passed directly over my parents’ house during the early morning hours of August 27. While they had relatively moderate damage compared to others in the

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Message from Julie

Message from Julie The COVID-19 pandemic and everything that surrounds it brings to mind advice that my friend and colleague Rebecca Liston often gives, “acknowledge the suckage”. Meaning we need

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Is Your Company Still Operating in Survival Mode?

  I am part of a business book club. At one of our recent meetings, another reader revealed that she works for a high-profile startup that wasn’t providing any career

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Avoid These 4 Conflict Resolution Pitfalls, Create Better Solutions

In the last post we talked about an important skill leaders need to build high-performing teams: facilitating conflict resolution. If you haven’t already read the previous post, take a moment

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This Important Skill Helps Leaders Build High-Performing Teams

Within a team, there is bound to be conflict.   There are a lot of varying needs, objectives, interests, skills and priorities that can easily cause conflict or disagreement.  

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Three Ways to Make Better Hiring Decisions

Are you tired of hiring for skills and firing for fit? Hiring decisions should be based on more than a stellar resume, great references and intuition. Many hiring managers rely

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The 4 P’s of Performance

If you have ever taken a marketing class you probably learned about the 4 P’s or “the marketing mix” as it is also known. There are also 4 P’s of

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Are You Trying to Drink From A Fire Hose?

It happened again yesterday. An executive was confiding in me that they have so many priorities, are going in so many directions and have so much change being thrust upon

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