Workplace Wisdom

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

Create Your Front & Back Pocket Plans

Create Your Front & Back Pocket Plans

Be Prepared! Change is continuous; it will never stop. Preparing for the challenges change offers—whether an unexpected work force reduction or a role change—is responding to events rather than...

5 Steps to Being More Effective at Work

5 Steps to Being More Effective at Work

Peter Drucker said “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” When you accomplish a lot of tasks, you may feel productive and efficient; but are you...

End of Year Debrief

End of Year Debrief

This year has really flown by! Because we can get mired down in all the details of emails, deadlines, and projects, going into the New Year is a great time to think about what you have accomplished...

The Bully Factor

The Bully Factor

Bullying is extremely destructive, so much so, that, in extreme cases, youngsters have committed suicide.  They get bullied in the school yard and on social media—on their cell phones, on Twitter,...

What’s on my plate?

What’s on my plate?

So many details competing for attention—meetings, emails, projects…and so little time. It is discouraging, overwhelming, and disheartening.  No matter how hard we try, we can never, ever get it all...

Some Stress is Good; A Lot Not So Good!

Some Stress is Good; A Lot Not So Good!

Stress doesn’t create sickness and it doesn’t kill.  How you react to it does. It’s the amount of pressure you put on yourself…what should be done, has to be done, or must be done, rather than what...

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