Entries by Kelly Taylor

Your Internal Network Is Your Net Worth

Myth-busting alert! Many believe that if you just put your head down and do a really, really good job, then the floodgates will open up and you will be magically presented with endless opportunities and promotions. Don’t get me wrong, it is important to do a good job – but if you think someone will […]

Master the Art of Decision Making

Should I stay or should I go? Is this the right time to go for a promotion? Does this person deserve to be fired or better served with a PIP? Will my company get the needed ROI from this investment? Am I being too sensitive or is this issue worthy of a hard conversation with […]

How You Say “Goodbye” Says Everything

The two most important days on the job are your first and your last. Your first day is all about making a positive first impression and starting off on the right foot. Your last day is all about the lasting impression you leave behind. Both days require a solid and strategic game plan, and then […]

10 Ways to Appreciate the “Teachers” In Your Life

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we can all agree that teachers should be appreciated every week and all year long. We know it’s one of the hardest, yet most rewarding, jobs in the world. When we think of “teachers” we appropriately think of school teachers and college professors, but given that our learning […]

Professional Growth & Development is a Team Sport

March Madness and the road to the Final Four may be over, but the lessons live on – no one achieves success alone. It takes a team and it takes a united effort working towards a common goal. Even though the goal of growth and development may be the same, the motivation may be different. […]

Secrets to Building Your Personal Brand

If you had to describe your personal brand, what would it be? Are you the go-to person at your company whenever there’s a difficult task? Are you a trailblazer who loves thinking outside the box and implementing new ideas? Your personal brand not only describes who you are and what’s important to you, but it […]

Positioning Yourself for a New Job

Over the past few months, American workers have left their jobs in record numbers in what’s been dubbed as the Great Resignation. People all over the country and across industries are searching for new job opportunities and even new careers during this significant season of change. Many factors, including work-life satisfaction, pay and burnout, are […]

Becoming a Stronger Leader in 2022

The new year is officially here, and if you’re like many of our clients, you’ve probably set a few goals or resolutions for personal and professional growth in 2022. Each year, our clients tell us what they’re looking to achieve, and we help them map out how to get there. Usually, those goals vary – […]

Tips for Training Your Mind

“Being physically fit allows us to live… being mentally fit allows us to thrive.” – “The Crooked Rim” As a former Division I basketball coach, I know practice and training are a huge part of building stamina and confidence among individual athletes and teams. It not only prepares them for the toughest situations, it also […]

The Importance of Embracing Challenges

“Writing about resilience demanded me to demonstrate my own resilience.” – “The Crooked Rim”   The last year and a half has been a struggle for most Americans, and we’re still dealing with that reality today. Along with our communities, colleagues and families, we have all dealt with abrupt changes to our daily lives and […]