As part of a Mentor Program, I had an assignment to take the Clifton Strengths Finder Assessment. My top five strengths are listed below and are aligned with my values: Lifelong Learner Strategic Intellectual Self Awareness ,Maximizer I find this article interesting on leadership from the Harvard Business Review, Self-Awareness Can Help Leaders More ThanContinue reading “Self Awareness”
Sharing what I learned from the “Collaboration & Communication Tools for Agile Team Leaders” webinar, hosted by Seattle Puget Sound Chapter, Project Management Institute (PMI). Agile in project management is a process used to monitor a project throughout its life cycle. Agile life cycles are composed of incremental steps, adapting to changes and repeating cycles to measure the processContinue reading “Collaboration in Agile Teams”
Leaders who project warmth are more effective than people who lead with toughness. Basically, kindness and warmth appears to accelerate trust between people.
This was my 8th Seattle Give Camp hackathon, the first virtual Seattle Give Camp. This years event was half the size in volunteers and non-profit organizations in the Seattle area.
Feedback is relationship based, not metric based. Improve Feedback between people through crucial conversations. Teach people how to become better receivers of feedback. Develop trust, communication and credibility within the organization.
At my first job after graduating from college, my boss told me, ” Take the seat at the table, you earned it. ” Great advice for anyone at any age. Leadership is a dynamic skill, the world changes rapidly; we adapt to changes in our global environment. As leaders, we should be continuously learning fromContinue reading “Educational Moment for Teaching Leadership”
As the Vice President of Public Relations, for Totem Toastmasters, I created this graphic for May’s Theme, “Dare to Lead Emergent Volunteers”. Looking forward to the upcoming meeting. I will present the Educational Moment that evening.
As a speech evaluator at Totem Toastmasters January meeting; I heard two great speeches on the topic of, The Leadership of Dichotomy. The two speakers John Messer and Jack Buce shared their knowledge, insight and humor on the topic. The two speeches complemented each other and demonstrated why these listed concepts should be added toContinue reading “Leadership in the 21st Century”