Happy Valentine’s Day!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
I recently had a coaching client who was having trouble connecting with their brand new boss (who hasn’t?). I shared this article with him — as it is a roadmap for connecting effectively and quickly.
As you likely already know, the key to your success in most nonprofit positions is making sure that your supervisor is successful. It pays to make your boss look good – literally! And the best way to ensure your supervisor’s success is to lighten their load. This means going above and beyond your job description by assisting your boss with their core tasks. Here are some ways to do that:
1. Know your boss’s headaches
If you understand the pressure and constraints that your boss faces, you are less likely to add pressure in those areas. You will also develop a more empathetic perspective of the pressures of leadership.
2. Take something off their plate
A good habit is to consistently ask your supervisor, “Is there something that I can help you with?” Also, listen to how your supervisor describes current projects. You’ll hear which ones are extra stressful and…
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So…Our Elf on the Shelf’s name is Diamond. Diamond is amazing. She is always having fun, getting into stuff and creating awesome holiday spirit.
I wonder what it would be like to have all day to rest, stare into space and plan to do something fun when no-one is watching!!
Got me thinking of what self-care could look like over holiday break.
Let’s take a look….
Wishing you an amazing holiday break,
Hello You Amazing People,
I have had the incredible opportunity to help many of you uncover your unique passions and strengths. In our sessions, you work hard to figure out how to deliver these things to the people and places you wish to impact with your life’s work.
Recently it occurred to me that so many of you are participating in some sort of volunteer activity as a way to develop your passions and strengths. You are doing this right where you live in places like New York, Kentucky, Illinois and Alaska!
What an unbelievable collective benefit to the world as you continue on your very personal career journey.
I am so inspired and grateful for your impact. Keep Going!
Please share your thoughts below!
Earlier this year I took my 11 year old daughter, Mo, and a few of her girl friends to see the movie Wonder Woman.
Well, I walked in the theatre with smiley, naive, whispering, silly tween girls.
2 Hours Later…….
I came out with a pack of hyper vigilant tigers ready to pounce on whatever came at them….like the summer breeze which they simultaneously took care of with a series of aerial karate kicks in the parking lot.
Isn’t that exactly how many of us women walked into a recent theatre (aka the 2016 elections). So how are we going to come out of that theatre?
The world will see in two weeks…..
To pay homage to that evening we decided on one Halloween costume for a member of our family! GIRL POWER PUPPY
Thinking of You , You Awesome Peoples!
“ I’m working on a dream
Though trouble can feel like
it’s here to stay
I’m working on a dream
Our love will chase
the trouble away”