Care About Diversity at Your Organization? Put How Women Rise on Your Must-Read List.

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If you care about diversity and a stronger representation of women in your organization, How Women Rise needs to go to your “must read” list. Released in April 2018, How Women Rise is a collaboration between Marshall Goldsmith and Sally Helgesen. How Women Rise: A Brief Look at the Authors Marshall is an executive coach to leaders of many major organizations and is the author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, a …

What is the difference between determination and persistence?

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Determination – firmness of purpose; resoluteness. Persistence – firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition. There is a difference here, yes? Subtle… and yet a difference. Determination and Persistence: Both Are Required for Success Determination is focus on the purpose. Persistence is the continuation of action around that purpose. Both are required for success. Determination brings the clarity of “I have decided,” while persistence describes the action …

Could you be suffering from imposter syndrome?

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“Who is that? What is she doing here?” No, this isn’t a daytime soap opera or reality TV show. These are often the voices in our head that keep us from believing that we belong and that we deserve a seat at the table. Imposter Syndrome Can Strike Almost Anyone Often known as the “imposter syndrome,” it strikes the young and the experienced. Some say it is more common in women. All I know is …

Could Self-Imposed Limits Be Sabotaging Your Success?

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Roger Bannister busted the 4-minute mile limit. Once he achieved that, the limit got busted over and over again. His record-breaking run gave the world of runners hope and belief that they could do it too – and they did, many times over. The moral of the story? We don’t know what we are capable of until we push our limits. And what about those limits? I know one thing: they’re often self-imposed. Here’s an …

A Book Review: “Essentialism”

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Recommendations from colleagues allowed the book Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less  by Greg McKeown to make it to the top of my reading and listening list.  I am on my second listen and first read and have continued to uncover new ideas that allow for the unfurling of the jumbled knot that is partially visible on the cover of the book. Why is this book important to you?  Unless you are one of the …