What do you do when you discover your business priorities are not the same as your clients’ priorities? How you answer reflects the relevance of customer experience, success and client retention on your own business viability. This pandemic exerts a profound impact on our businesses, including your clients’. Yet, some of my small business clients… [Continue Reading]
When Your Priorities are not the same as Your Clients’ Priorities
Establishing Your Voice on Cross Functional Teams
How do you establish your voice when working with cross functional teams? For some of you, this idea is completely daunting. Why? Because cross functional teams have lots of “those” people on them. You know. Professionals from the “other side” of your organization: the people whose professional behavior intimidates you the most. First, because you… [Continue Reading]
Time to Take Action and Reset Yourself Professionally?
Reset yourself professionally? What an idea! Yet… are you thinking the same thing? How is this pandemic redefining your professional trajectory? Because the skills you need to get to where you want to go have shifted. Changed. And the same professional tools and critical thinking skills that got you to where you are, today, may… [Continue Reading]
Are You An Active Team Member or Professionally Passive?
Are you a passive or active team member? Sought-after because you add value and are not afraid to explore what is new, different and changing. Or, are you avoided? Not exactly everyone’s first choice for team member. Because you prefer to be a spectator on teams. How would you rate your tenure on workplace teams?… [Continue Reading]
Is Cross Functional Versatility part of Your Professional Value Story?
How much cross functional versatility is built into how you deliver value to employers and clients? Consider that this one attribute, moving forward, tells people a lot about who you are, as a professional of worth. Can they trust you to have their backs, as you wrestle with change? So you get them to where… [Continue Reading]