Stories and snippets on developing leadership skills
Next Monday’s blog is intended to share authentic stories about developing leadership skills and being the best version of you through personal and professional growth.
Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jun 23, 2017
Even though you might already be an amazing leader, continuously working to become better should always be a priority. Regardless of your industry or stage of life, working on yourself never goes out of style and is always a worthy investment. Here are a few ways you are able to continue working on your leadership skills to become the most successful version of yourself possible:
Posted by: Michelle Pape on Jun 12, 2017
Women can occasionally feel guilty or bad for being away from their kids and families, sometimes missing milestones and big events, all while trying to make the household run smoothly and maintain some sanity. It's no secret that a ton of moms
Posted by: Michelle Pape on May 24, 2017
Effective leaders inspire. Leaders of this nature don’t set out on a mission to be inspiring, it just happens because of who they are. Inspiring is a state of being. An inspirational leader will want you to be the best version of who you are. They’re not worried about recognition because the focus is on serving others.
Posted by: Michelle Pape on May 8, 2017
The term “life coach” has been given a bad rap. Most people don’t have a clue on what a life coach is or does. Maybe you’re embarking on a career change. Maybe you’re facing a life/career transition. Maybe you’re at a crossroads in a relationship.
Posted by: Michelle Pape on Apr 13, 2017
The things you say have a greater meaning beyond the words you speak. They can also affect your emotional well-being and impact your professional life. Words change how other people see you and how you see yourself. Understanding the connection between your words and these consequences can change your life for the better.
Posted by: Michelle Pape on Mar 21, 2017
I’d like you to think about the last time something was “new” for you. Whether it was a minute, week, month, or year ago, I’d place bets you had some apprehension and self-doubt about trying that new thing. It likely scared
Posted by: Next Monday on Mar 15, 2017
There's rarely a hard line between our professional and personal worlds; they intertwine. One can sway the success of the other. Participation in a peer group faces these realities head on. We roll up our sleeves and tackle the challenges. Together. And in doing so, we unfold the beautiful, messiness of who you already are. There you are in all your glory.
Posted by: Michelle Pape on Feb 21, 2017
You didn’t get where you are today by not possessing some pretty great skills. All too often I meet with women who don’t know where to start when it comes to leadership training or coaching – and I tell them simply, start with what you have. Being a better leader means capitalizing on the skills and attributes you have, and defining the areas that need support or encouragement. Here’s how to choose your focus, appreciate who you already are, and how to lean in for support.
Posted by: Next Monday on Feb 9, 2017
There’s good news and bad news when it comes to personal and professional development. The good news is, more than ever, there are plenty of opportunities for women seeking growth. The bad news is, many women are either inundated by the number of options or choose the wrong ones. How do you know where to go for inspiration, encouragement, challenge, and growth? Here’s some insight.