Daily pressure. Expectations. Overwhelm. Responsibility. Challenges. People. Opinions. Business. Personal preferences. Family challenges. And much more. Balancing others' expectations, professional choices and personal life can be tough at times. And somewhere behind fancy clothes, big house and recognition in community you know that things are not ... Read Full Article »
How To Lead Through People Challenges
Leadership would be easy if we didn't have to lead people... just ask any leader! Yes, even after 20+ years of leading people, projects, meetings and new initiatives I still think that leading people is tougher than anything else. It's actually so bad that even educators say that... Most of the problems that we face — within ourselves, in ... Read Full Article »
Don’t Let Labels Define You
Couple years ago Pantene came up with outrageous ad. It was shocking because it was... well, true (just see for yourself). Men and women are viewed differently. Actually, we all can be viewed differently (talking about true diversity). Depending on a situation, women can be preferred or rejected. Men can be pushed up or down. Even though many ... Read Full Article »
It’s Lonely At the Top
"It is strange to be known universally and yet to be so lonely." ~ Albert Einstein As a business leader I can relate to the old saying "it's lonely at the top". And almost every leader I worked with shared observation similar to the one well versed by Einstein. The higher you climb on a corporate ladder, the more sparse the trusted ... Read Full Article »
Choose To Be a Winner
I am exactly one day away from my trip to Europe, but in spite of all the stuff still on my to do list, I wanted to have a word with you... You see, I believe that at the end of the day it's all about priorities. You find time for what matters to you. And you, my friend, matter to me. I might not know what's happening in your life or career. ... Read Full Article »
Fall In Love With Mondays!
Starting your week strong on Monday creates a momentum for the rest of the week. If your first day is strong, you'll be ready to have a strong week. If your first day is weak, you'll dread all that will follow. Even though starting afresh on a different day of the week is also an option, I choose to maximize DAY ONE instead. As a CEO of my ... Read Full Article »
Do You Have a Dream?
A friend told me recently how inspired she is by watching me dream big. On the contrary, I was shocked to hear that not everyone has a dream. It's sad to see so many to aimlessly walk through life, striving for nothing and dying with regrets. There's so much we can do in life... there's so much we can influence and impact. Don't be afraid ... Read Full Article »