Leadership Development

  • How To Thrive As an Introverted Manager

    Being an introverted manager is something I have struggled with over the years. As a new manager, you may feel like no one can relate to you, which is a lonely place to be.  You are definitely not alone. I work with a lot of introverted managers, as well as being one myself, and I […]

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  • 5 Signs You Are an Introverted Leader

    If you are a manager and you have your suspicions that you might be an introverted leader, I have five signs that will help you determine if you are or not.  I wanted to pinpoint five signs that aren’t the obvious signs when you hear about people being introverted. You know the common signs “don’t […]

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  • 5 Habits of Bad Managers

    Using ineffective leadership habits will absolutely derail you and your team’s success.  This article will cover everyday leadership habits that I see and how detrimental they are to you and your team. If you have developed one or two of these ineffective habits, it’s time to start breaking them and finding new effective ways to […]

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  • HOW TO HOLD EMPLOYEES ACCOUNTABLE

    One of the most asked questions I get is around employee accountability. In fact, if I had a penny for the amount of times I get asked about accountability… well I would have a lot of pennies!  In any case it’s clearly a pain point and that’s why I wanted to introduce you to the […]

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  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PLAN

    Today I wanted to do a different type of video that’s centered around creating a personal leadership development plan.  About 6 months into my role when I really started to turn the ship around starting with myself because really and truly I was the problem, I had invested in going to a two day leadership […]

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  • TIME MANAGEMENT FOR MANAGERS

    Today I wanted to talk about something that plagues all of us and is something that you have to get a grip of as a manager because the effects are multiplied. Meaning when a manager is not effective at managing their daily workload or time their team reflects that in their work and the amount […]

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  • HOW TO WRITE A PROJECT PLAN

    A couple weeks ago I had someone send me an email as she was experiencing quite a bit of angst around being the one to develop a work plan/project plan. ​She said “Mak, I have no idea what to do here. I’m used to being the person that is part of the plan. I’ve never […]

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