Juicy Nuggets: excerpts from Sandra Mobley’s book of the same name and new articles in the spirit of finding passion in your career.

Resilience: A Necessary Quality for Leaders

Resilience: A Necessary Quality for Leaders

I see the word resilience showing up when the topic is the economy, companies, and people. Being resilient is like having a “get out of jail free” card in Monopoly. When we feel trapped or without options, resilience brings out creativity and positivity, and before we...

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Taking Advantage of Coachable Moments

Taking Advantage of Coachable Moments

Unprecedented change, fewer workers than are needed, and a new generation with different values from past generations characterize the work world of today. These changes present unique challenges and opportunities if a company wants to attract and retain the best...

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Flexibility: A Key Leadership Trait

Flexibility: A Key Leadership Trait

Flexibility is a key that unlocks creativity, resilience, and happiness, allowing us to rebound when things don’t go as planned. And it’s something we can learn and enhance in ourselves. Without the ability to be flexible, you can be stumped when the one way you know...

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Success Factors  for Moving Up

Success Factors for Moving Up

Why is it some people continue to get promoted while others do not? In studying leaders for over 30 years, I’ve found a few differentiators stand out. Of course competence and job skills matter, but other factors can often make the difference. Collaborative, Motivated...

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JOB FIT: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

JOB FIT: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I know work is a four-letter word, but does it really have to be this painful? During my years of coaching, I’ve heard many clients express this sentiment. And that’s a shame. I believe work should be joyful and fulfilling, so when a client is unhappy at work I want...

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