Advice for Teams

Awkward Silence: Is It Your Job to Fill It?

Picture this: You’ve just given your colleagues a status update about something you’re working on and then…  *Crickets* – an awkward silence. You think to yourself:  ➡️ Should I keep talking? ➡️ Do I ask a question? ➡️ Who is responsible for continuing to fill the noise? As women, we often take on the responsibility…

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Offended? Irritated? Disrespected? Here’s How to Address What’s Bothering You in an Authentic Way

Ever feel triggered in the middle of a conversation? And instead of investigating or honoring WHY you feel that way, do you typically jump straight to:  I wish I could handle this better… more like so-and so. In other words, when you feel offended, irritated, or disrespected in some way – whether it’s at work,…

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Get your team on the same page with one simple trick

Has something like this ever happened to you? 👉  You’re working on a project and you need support from another team member. Maybe you need them to outline a presentation or loop in a client—but when you ask for the support you need, you feel like… your request gets dismissed (or worse, ignored!)  the support…

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How to look (and feel!) engaged on video calls

Now that we’ve been working virtually for over a year, chances are you know the importance of showing up with good lighting and a clean background for your Zoom meetings… …The thing is, turning on all your lamps and putting your laundry away does *not* magically translate to a calm and confident presence once you…

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How to keep your virtual audience engaged using two quick tricks

Real talk: have you ever sat through a presentation that made you wanna tear your own hair out? Maybe the speaker seemed scattered… going off on tangents that didn’t feel relevant to the slides he was sharing… Or maybe there was so much text on each slide, that it became difficult to track what bullet…

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How to run the most productive meetings (+ your free guide)

Real talk: have any of these thoughts run through your head while meeting with your team?  👉 “What is the point of this meeting?!” 👉 This could’ve been summarized in an email.” 👉 “Haven’t we talked about this problem a million times before? When will we actually resolve it?” 👉 “Wait a second, wasn’t this…

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