How to Stay Motivated During Difficult Times

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash The past several months have been trying times for all of us. We understand that learning new systems, setting up remote offices, and managing virtual teams among other stresses is not easy. All this while juggling other responsibilities and ranging emotions. At times it can seem overwhelming and at … Continue reading How to Stay Motivated During Difficult Times

How to Nail Your Next Zoom Meeting Presentation

Photo by Gabriel Beaudry on Unsplash Do you struggle with leading meetings? You’re not alone. Public speaking is hard for many professionals. It can be stressful to feel like you have to grab the attention of your audience right away or get your team to respond enthusiastically about what you’re going to present. Now with … Continue reading How to Nail Your Next Zoom Meeting Presentation

How to Transition to a Fall Work Schedule in the Midst of COVID-19

Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Do you dread going back to your fall work schedule? We understand and you’re not alone. Due to COVID-19, you may not have had a regular summer. And it seems like “regular” won’t be back for some time. Many of our clients are telling us they would love to … Continue reading How to Transition to a Fall Work Schedule in the Midst of COVID-19

Mindfulness: How the Present is Always Perfect, Even When It’s Not

Guest Post by: Talane Meidener (F'87, MA'89) On the topic of being present and mindfulness, I thought I’d explain a basic spiritual law that often confounds people: the present is perfect. I am sure you’ve probably heard of it before, but most people don’t really understand it. How can the present be perfect when you … Continue reading Mindfulness: How the Present is Always Perfect, Even When It’s Not

What’s at Stake, Up and Down

Guest Post by: Fred Jones, GUAA Coaching Partner Most of the bosses you’ve had probably fall toward the middle of this contrast: between whether you felt they made it easier or harder to do your thing as a leader. If you’ve had enough bosses, as I’ve had, there’s also at least one on each extreme. … Continue reading What’s at Stake, Up and Down

Frustrated? No One Cares

Guest Post by: Carrie Arnold, GUAA Coaching Partner Frustration is the wallpaper of life. It is the ‘go-to’ emotional word we all tend to use when we feel less than positive or neutral about something. It encompasses everything. We are frustrated with the number on the scale, heavy traffic, too many emails, how our boss … Continue reading Frustrated? No One Cares

How To Handle Difficult Conversations

Guest Post by: Christine Brown-Quinn, The Female Capitalist Do you shy away from having those conversations that are truly uncomfortable, whether that be about a pay rise, performance or a particular conflict situation? Have you ever over-practiced the conversation in your head, and in the end hesitated to actually deliver the message as the timing no … Continue reading How To Handle Difficult Conversations

Interview with the Co-Founder of Solemates Monica Ferguson (B’00)

What has been the most rewarding moment of your career? There have been a lot of rewarding moments as an entrepreneur, but I think when Oprah Winfrey devoted a half page in her magazine and called my invention/product "genius". It was great. What do you wish you had done earlier in your career? I wish … Continue reading Interview with the Co-Founder of Solemates Monica Ferguson (B’00)