You sit down for an earnest performance improvement conversation. Things improve for a minute. And the next day (or the day after), she’s back to her “hot mess” behavior. Sound familiar? Maybe it’s her. Some people are hard to reach. But before you write her off as “unfixable,” take a hard look at your approach.
Carol was visibly shaken on the other end of the phone.
Karin, you know that new job I got, well I lost it. I mean, it’s not really my fault, the contract they had anticipated didn’t come through. I get it. But what bothers me more than anything is what my boss said a few days after I got the news. He said, “You never showed up in any meeting as well as you did in the interview. That
It’s the time of year where many of us are talking about what we want to lose–a few pounds, some bad habits, a toxic relationship. Today, I’m inviting you to consider what you have to gain– investing in a few key actions to improve your credibility and enhance your reputation.
7 Surefire Ways to Gain More Credibility in 2017
Focus on these behaviors, early and often to give your
To me the most remarkable part of Christmas is how everything goes from ridiculously busy to a full-on stop. The Winning Well workshops, the keynotes, the 2017 planning, the filming, the travelling (well not that), the rehearsals, the concerts, the shopping, the cooking, the visits, and then the pause. When I walk into a candle lit church, all the chaos seems to melt away. We stop, we remember, we give thanks, we
We’d both been looking forward to it–our first Thanksgiving together. We’d each been the primary holiday cooks in our previous marriage, which can feel lonely and overwhelming at times. But not this year. Now we had each other. We’d planned the perfect menu the week before while eating sushi over candlelight. We’d had fun shopping. We were all set. I was full of anticipation of a