Team Building

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

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

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

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

2 “Cruel” Things Every Great Leader MUST Do

October 18th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

Being a great leader takes courage and compassion, but that doesn’t always mean “being nice.” Yes, treating others with respect is essential in our more evolved, more inclusive, more enlightened more

5 Key Shifts That Turn Engineers Into GREAT Leaders!

June 30th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

I admit it — I have a professional soft spot for engineers. I respect them tremendously. Maybe it’s because I’ve coached so many of them over the years. I just know, more

How To Lead New Teams (Without Destroying Them)

May 20th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

Congratulations! You’re the new ‘rising star’ executive, tasked with running a critical division of the company. Whether you were promoted from within or newly hired into the position, this is more

3 Smart Ways To Stop The Culture Clash On Your French And American Teams

April 21st, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

Just because someone does something differently than you do, doesn’t mean they’re wrong. I know this. You know this. Everyone knows this — especially in our modern, differences-and-diversity embracing, global work more

Why That “Bad” Performance Review Is Actually GREAT For Your Career (Yes, Seriously)

February 10th, 2015 | Nathalie Salles

It can feel like a punch in the gut … that awkward moment when a performance review turns negative. Perhaps you saw it coming (at least on some level). Or more

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