BetterUp: An Interesting Company Culture

April 2, 2020

The BetterUp Culture Story Based in San Francisco, a start-up, known as BetterUp, is the first leadership development platform to connect coaching to sustainable behavior change. The company has the noble mission to enable all professionals to live with greater clarity, purpose, and passion. They work toward this mission by offering a video-based coaching platform […]


When Crisis Hits – Time to Redirect Your Brain

March 24, 2020

These eight brain directs are really strategies to help you stay focused on opportunities for growth, progress and achievement even as our work world becomes more volatile, uncertain chaotic and ambiguous. (See more on VUCA.) To help us all stay grateful, and rather than becoming anxious and bitter, transform ourselves into opportunity-generating machines, I’m sharing […]


Build Trust through Executive Presence (Part IV)

March 23, 2020

The lesson is that trust is the conduit of influence, and the only way to establish real trust is by being present. Presence is the medium through which trust develops and ideas travel. — Ann Cuddy, PhD, professor and author One big factor that impacts employee engagement and retention is “executive presence”. What I’ve seen help […]


Your Time for a Corona Brain Reset

March 20, 2020

It’s high time for a Corona Brain Reset. How can you get stronger, more resilient from dealing successfully with this current crisis? Listen to learn… It’s critical to distinguish fact from feelings How the news industry is structured What you can focus on now to get stronger If someone on your team is worried about […]


Your Best Self and Executive Presence Part III

March 9, 2020

You at Your Best Presence stems from believing our own stories. Ann Cuddy, PhD It’s really too easy to forget our gifts. Laura Camacho, PhD According to a boatload of studies on the topic, these nine personal traits are associated with Executive Presence: Confidence Calm Firm decisiveness.  Emotional Intelligence.  Data-supported vision. Grace under fire Charisma Enthusiasm/Passion […]