Since leadership is always a hot topic, we wanted to share this spot-on article from Inc.com about leadership--we put our own little spin on it, but it was too good not to pass along.
5 Tips to Help You Navigate the Unknown
Have you ever been driving on an early morning and hit a patch of fog so thick you couldn’t see? What was the first thought that came to mind? We’re guessing it wasn’t “Ooh, fun! I love when I can’t see--it makes everything so exciting!”
A Few Tools to Help You Decide
General Business October 15, 2020
Life Growth Seasons
We’re excited to continue our series on seasons of growth by Head Coach, Barb Ranck! Missed it? Catch up here!
In my farming example from last week, I used a pretty simple object – corn – to describe the seasonal farming process. Once the planted corn seed has produced the ear of corn to maturity, it has fulfilled its purpose. It all happens in less than 12 months.
As employees and individual contributors become more autonomous in today's working environment, influence without authority has become a hot topic or buzz-phrase. You've been honing your influence your entire career--even before you got your first job, in fact! Here's a secret: your influence will never reach full capacity, which is kind of cool because that means there's always something you...
General Business October 8, 2020
Basic Life Seasons
As we’ve been sharing over the past several months, the Your Clear Next Step team is so excited to be expanding our team of coaches, helping you have better work days by connecting you with the training, coaching, and resources you need. To introduce you to one of our coaches, this week’s newsletter is an excerpt from a blog post by our Head Coach, Barb Ranck. Enjoy!
What's most important on this project: scope, time, or cost? Will Vendor A or Vendor B be a better fit for our organization today? Should I escalate this risk or issue? What do I want for dinner? What color should we paint the front door? Who should I vote for on November 8th?
What I learned from PMI-CIC PDD 2020
One of the things I look forward to every Fall is our Project Management Institute (PMI) Central Iowa Chapter’s (CIC) annual Professional Development Day (PDD) – not just alphabet soup, PMI-CIC PDD is a cornerstone of this season. Every year since 2005, I’ve loved attending as a participant and a sponsor and a speaker, (and in the past, a board member and a...
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