Abundant Strategies from the Trenches

How To Speak Up And Get Your Ideas Noticed At Work

October 3rd, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

It’s a charming notion, don’t you think? The idea that  “Doing excellent work speaks for itself.” Yet, every leader with real career experience knows this sentiment is usually untrue. Simply more

How Strong Leaders Cope With ‘Cocky’ Young Employees

October 3rd, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

It’s a tricky spot to be in as a leader — you have a young employee who is technically strong, showing tremendous skill and promise and, because of that, you’re more

How Female Leaders Accidentally Hold Themselves Back

October 3rd, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

One of the aspects I love most about my work is witnessing executives rise into their full potential. Though the bulk of my clients are male executives, I’m also fortunate to more

Great Leaders DON’T Chase ‘Success’

October 3rd, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

Achieving success — it’s the goal of all goals, yes? The Great White Whale of every impressive career. It’s the thing we all chase, strive for, and build our day-to-day more

Are You A Jerk At Work? (How To Know For Sure)

March 3rd, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

Let me ask you a question — Do you ‘play nice’ with others at work? I’m not talking about diligently trying to appease your boss. I’m not even talking about more

Land Your Next Big Promotion With These Smart Strategies

February 7th, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

So, you’ve reached that place in your career. After years of hard work spent fortifying your skills and establishing your place and reputation within the company, you feel ready to more

5 Ways Strong Leaders Show Caring WITHOUT Looking Weak

January 24th, 2016 | Nathalie Salles

“Play nicely with others.” We’ve all heard this charming, positive phrase. As children in the classroom, and now, as leaders in the workplace. Every week, it seems there is some new more

5 Ways Engineering Leaders Show True ‘Executive Presence’

December 13th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

You did it. You made it. You’ve risen from a manager with a strong technical skill set to a director role (or even a VP) and you’re settling into this more

The #1 Thing ALL Leaders Need … But Forget To Give Others

November 19th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

Being a leader is intense. And, as a leader, you probably feel immense pressure every single day. A survey from the Center for Creative Leadership states that 88 percent of more

4 Ways ‘Freaking Out’ HELPS You Lead Better During A Crisis

October 18th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

Oh no! It’s here — a dreaded crisis situation. Your team missed the mark on key project deliverables and now the client is mad, deadlines are compromised and your CEO more