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The Employee Manifesto

As we head toward Labor Day, let’s evolve the conversation around the employee experience to one where work is treated as a relationship as opposed to a contract. Data tells us that for employees to innovate and grow, they must be emotionally connected...

Be a Mindful Product Leader

As someone who spent 20 years as a stressed-out corporate tech professional and discovered mindfulness at the age of 41, I wish I had read “Creating Mindful Leaders: How to Power Down, Power Up, and Power Forward” – our September Workhuman Book Club selection –...

Taming the inner critic

We all have a pain in the ass inner-critic. There is no question that this inner-critic in our head keep us all from fully speaking our truth, owning our power, and keeping us from reclaiming our lives.  This inner-critic tells us we are not good enough. It tells...

I will write my story

Life's been a roller coaster the last few years.  I redefined myself as Lynne the coach, change agent, and one who finally found her voice.  I went back to graduate school and found my dream job. But just as I started to get my footing, I was hit with...

The Leader Who Inspires

We all know people at work who are filled with so much ego that they take great pains to hide any hint of failure or weakness. No matter what happens, they always have the last word.  Their strategy is the belief that any hint of vulnerability would cause others...

Got purpose?

How do you create engaged employees in an organizational environment where change is constant, competition is high, and finding the right talent is challenging?  As companies focus on profitability, where does employee engagement fit in?  What are some...

The joy that leaves too quickly

As I enjoyed my family over Thanksgiving, I encountered what Brené Brown calls “foreboding joy.”  We were in the middle of having Thanksgiving dinner, and I was looking at my children with such gratitude and appreciation. But then in the middle of this joy I had...