Workplace Wisdom

How to handle the times when work, well…to put it bluntly, just sucks.

Sticking To The Basics

Sticking To The Basics

Keeping It Basic Jim Rohn, author of "What It Takes: Lessons in the Pursuit of Excellence," once said, "Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently...

End of Year Debrief

End of Year Debrief

Each year I update my End of Year Debrief as a reminder to savor your accomplishments during this year and prepare for next year. This year has been a blur! Because we can get mired down in all the...

What’s Your Brand?

What’s Your Brand?

Nike has the “Swoosh”, which represents speed, movement, power, and motivation, and Evernote, an app that stores your written notes on a laptop, uses the figure of an elephant's head, because "an...

Obstacles Are Opportunities In Disguise

Obstacles Are Opportunities In Disguise

What amazing things would you do if you thought you could?  I was going to write about branding this month, but I believe this is an essential first step. I recently came across a book in my...

Put the “I” in I, Inc.!

Put the “I” in I, Inc.!

Successful people act as owners of their own company, whether they work for a company, as a contractor, or self-employed. It is crucial to have a strong sense of the value you bring which you can...

The Trouble With “No”

The Trouble With “No”

The trouble with “no” is we keep saying “yes” to everything. We reply yes to phone calls, text messages, emails as they arrive. We say yes to volunteering for new projects, tasks, whatever comes...

Use “GPS” To Map Out Your Goals

Use “GPS” To Map Out Your Goals

When I drive to someplace new, I put the destination into my GPS. I am able to measure my progress at every step because it tells me where to turn, what to look out for, and when I will arrive. The...

Chris helped me discover solutions to highly increase my effectiveness

Working with Chris as my Executive Coach, I have been able to uncover solutions to problems I have been trying to solve for years. She has helped me further develop my skills in communication, organization, prioritization, and several other areas. I greatly enjoy working with Chris, and her skills in coaching, listening, and working with me to uncover processes and solutions to increase my overall effectiveness have been masterful. I highly recommend Chris as an Executive Coach!

Errol Pena
Financial Analyst, Houston Texas