Moving from tactical to strategic or Getting Promoted

I asked my boss what I needed to do to be promoted and she said I needed to move from pure tactical to a more strategic role.  What the heck does that mean? It means coming up with ideas that answer logistical needs as well as have a positive…

Silence is powerful

Silence speaks volumes when using it as a response to a question that both you and the questioner know the answer to.  Answering the question would put you in a difficult position and yet you don’t want to lie.  Looking at the questioner…

Take a deep breath

You always have a choice about how to respond when you feel upset - to your boss, your colleague, your dog. Breathe deep breaths. Take a bathroom break. Walk around the block. Use your support network. Be careful who you talk to –friends…

Don't let fear compromise your integrity in business

Fear drives people to compromise their integrity, especially when it comes to their income. Integrity can mean being true to yourself or taking care of others. I've often been faced with the choice to speak my mind and risk making my boss angry…