The Burned Out Leader

KarenClient Success, Leadership

When I’m asked about the “real” challenges facing leaders these days, I don’t talk about making tough decisions, or dealing with uncertainty. Not specifically, at least. Yes, making decisions in a VUCA world is tough. … Read More

Why I don’t do lunch.

KarenUncategorized

“Let’s have that chat over lunch.” “Thanks for that (insert business-related helpful thing I sent their way) – can I buy you lunch?” “I think you’d love (insert person they just met who does what … Read More

Stop giving advice.

KarenUncategorized

In a recent HBR article, a research team invited a number of people managers to describe their coaching skills (most rated themselves as “very good”) and then demonstrate those skills (most didn’t coach at all). … Read More