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10 Killer Leadership Skills: The Great Differentiators?

Last week at Hallmark I hosted a couple gentlemen from a partner company. During our return

Five traits of a memorable leader

#TBT! Re-posting one of our favorite leadership articles, from the always-on-point Tara Jaye Frank. The internet

Don’t give up your seat: A moment with Maya Angelou

In my mid-twenties, I was blessed to get my most life-altering work assignment. Hallmark created a

5 Simple Strategies to Keep Your Hero Talent

Tara Jaye Frank is the author of Say Yes: A Woman’s Guide to Advancing Her Professional Purpose.

Great Leaders Know When to Step Aside

We talk about the need for leaders to be visible… commanding… present… courageous. We think of

A 7-Day Guide to Transforming Your Career

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been guilty of searching the internet for 7-day diets,

Leaderly Quote: You can’t be transformational and universally liked at the same time.

“You can’t be transformational and universally liked at the same time. True change always leaves something,

5 Things Women Leaders Should Stop Doing. TODAY.

Over the last couple years, I’ve had a front row seat to career challenges women leaders

5 Ways We Act Small When We Don’t Mean To

Not long ago, I wrote an article titled “5 Things Women Leaders Should Stop Doing. Today.” on

Leaderly Quote: Stop confusing what you do with who you are.

In her article, 5 Things Women Leaders Should Stop Doing. Today. Tara Jaye Frank says: “Stop confusing

Leading with Anxiety. (True Story.)

I can’t recall when I first realized I “worried” more than the average person. While the

5 Types of Leaders We Need Now

I haven’t blogged in awhile, for several reasons. I was on extended vacation, but I was

How To Lead (In 10 Simple Bullet Points)

I know you’re busy, so I’ll get right to it. Here’s how to lead in 10

Feeling Overwhelmed by Work? Go Back to Basics

According to recent conversations I’ve had with both emerging and senior leaders, 2017 has (already!) been both

Leadership Gems: What I Know For Sure

Having recently made a leadership transition, I’ve been pretty introspective as of late. Time and space

25 Questions to Ask a Mentor

Whenever I’m asked “What are some of the best questions to ask a ...

Four Types of Questions To Ask Your Mentor

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...

25 Songs For Your Leadership Playlist

What are your all-time favorite leadership songs — the ones that make you ...

How to Shut Down a Colleague Who Takes Credit for Your Work

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a meeting and the unthinkable ...

5 Ways to be a Leader, Not a Manager

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a manager and a leader? ...

11 Leadership Lessons Learned

Here are 11 lessons I’ve learned about leadership—mostly from much-admired colleagues, and just ...

10 Killer Leadership Skills: The Great Differentiators?

Last week at Hallmark I hosted a couple gentlemen from a partner company. ...

100 Leadership Qualities

What are your leadership strengths? That’s a question I ask in a survey ...

Influencing Without Authority—Using Your Six Sources of Influence

I am in the difficult situation of being unofficial project lead, responsible for ...

9 Traits of Exceptional Leaders

Truly great leaders are hard to come by, but it seems everyone thinks ...

15 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Stretch Assignment
15 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Stretch Assignment

Stretch assignments are like the Instant Pot of career development. An intensely challenging, ambitious, go-big-or-go-home

How Can Pay Transparency Make a Difference for Women?
How Can Pay Transparency Make a Difference for Women?

It’s well known that women still deal with a pay gap relative to men. But

5 Things to Know About Your Coworkers with Kids
5 Things to Know About Your Coworkers with Kids

You might’ve attended a baby shower in the break room, or maybe you caught a

4 Underrated Elements of a Career Advancement Plan
4 Underrated Elements of a Career Advancement Plan

A vice president of a financial company once told me, “Make a plan—or someone else

Negotiate Through Your Next Performance Review
Negotiate Through Your Next Performance Review

With performance reviews around the corner, I wanted to write a how-to post on negotiating.

Why Companies Should Give Women More Stretch Assignments
Why Companies Should Give Women More Stretch Assignments

Landing a coveted stretch assignment is a proven shortcut to a top role. Does your

5 Ways to Shine as a High-Potential
5 Ways to Shine as a High-Potential

There’s never been a better time to develop your leadership skills. According to Deloitte’s 2014

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others
How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

On a regular old day, you’re plugging along, attending to the work tasks in front

You Wouldn’t Stay in a Thankless Job. So Why Accept a Thankless Stretch Assignment?    
You Wouldn’t Stay in a Thankless Job. So Why Accept a Thankless Stretch Assignment?   

Four Rules for Accepting a Stretch Assignment Want to connect to a bigger, bolder vision

A New Research Report and a New Era for Be Leaderly
A New Research Report and a New Era for Be Leaderly

January 22, 2019: Today, we published our first ever research report, OUT OF THE COMFORT

Ask Jo: How can I thank my mentor?

Question: I have an incredible mentor. She ...

Teamwork is a Skill. It Takes Practice!

Everyone wants to lead, or be a ...

It’s Worth the Risk (I promise)

This is Sarah. She’s one of my ...

100 Leadership Qualities

What are your leadership strengths? That’s a ...

Leaderly Quote: Great Leaders Know When to Step Aside

“Great leaders know when to step aside.” ...

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