22 03, 2017

[Non-Lottery] Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting

2017-03-22T22:30:29+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

There is no shortage of advice for how to navigate power dynamics within organizations — from managing toxic or exceptionally gifted subordinates to dealing with unpredictable and narcissistic bosses. Researchers have devoted entire careers to systematically cataloging the many ways in which those who have power differ from those who lack power with respect to [...]

7 03, 2017

Worker Burnout

2017-03-07T19:04:20+00:00 March 7th, 2017|

There's an epidemic plaguing many companies these days: Worker burnout. A worker who used to take the lead on projects becomes uncommunicative in meetings. Talented people start shirking their responsibilities and watch their careers stall. Others struggle to get out of bed in the morning, feeling as though they couldn't possibly do one more thing.

1 03, 2017

How These 4 Top Brands & Influencers Are Using Nostalgia Marketing to Appeal to Millennials

2017-03-02T16:04:05+00:00 March 1st, 2017|

Our favorite social media feeds have become increasingly full of politics and sponsored advertising at a time when many people are logging in to logout of reality. According to a recent article titled “Social Media is Dead” by CEO Ryan Holmes of Hootsuite, a social relationship platform, “more content than ever is being shared- photos, [...]

16 02, 2017

Four Ways to Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills

2017-02-16T15:09:34+00:00 February 16th, 2017|

If you’ve ever received feedback that you “need to be more strategic,” you know how frustrating it can feel. To add insult to injury, the feedback rarely comes with any concrete guidance on what to do about it. One of my coaching clients, Lisa, a vice president of HR, was in this situation and explains, [...]