For this week's Inspirational Leadership Interview I had an enlightening conversation with Lindsay Schneider, the CEO of Arcane. Lindsay started her career in the Oil & Gas industry, then moved to two global matrix corporations in the retail & pharmaceutical sector. As she progressed in her career she built a strong foundation of HR practice … Continue reading Leading with Head, Heart & Hands – Lindsay Schneider, CEO of Arcane
For this week's Inspirational Leadership Interview I had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Dillon, the CEO of Conexus Credit Union. Eric is a leader within the cooperative finance movement in Canada and has worked extensively to shape the credit union business model. He's a serial innovator having been involved in some of the credit … Continue reading Leadership Starts with a Deep Understanding of Self – Eric Dillon, CEO of Conexus Credit Union
I believe that leadership can make or break an organization. When the right leaders are in place it has a huge impact on employee engagement, innovation, profitability and the overall success of the company. In order to explore this area further I have started an Inspirational Leadership Series. I will be interviewing progressive CEO’s in … Continue reading Inspirational Leadership – Shawn Good, CEO of Prospera Credit Union
Last week I had the privilege of attending the WorkHuman Live Conference in Nashville and my head is still buzzing! I always leave this event filled with ideas, new friendships, different perspectives and tons of learning. For me, this is the Disney World for HR. This conference is filled with heart-driven professionals who are passionate … Continue reading How Do We Humanize the Workplace?
In my coaching practice I’ve had the pleasure of working with leaders in various industries, from construction and finance to technology and manufacturing. Many times the coaching engagements begin because HR recognizes an opportunity to support a senior leader. Usually these are high performing individuals who are struggling to build skills in a specific area. … Continue reading The Best Leaders Ask For Help
On Jan 2nd I celebrated two years in business. I will never forget that cold day in December when I told my boss I was leaving. I felt intense happiness, excitement and a deep feeling of inner peace. I knew it was time and the right decision for me. I’d had the entrepreneurial itch for … Continue reading 10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned as an Entrepreneur
I have been thinking about some of the mentors in my career and the impact they had on me. There have been several men and women who showed up just when I needed them and gave me a powerful boost of confidence. They were happy to share their knowledge and encouraged me to try new … Continue reading Have You Thanked Your Mentors?
In September I started a new initiative called Coffee and Coaching with Kristen. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 9am EST I offer a free 45 minute coaching session while you enjoy your morning beverage. Sessions are done via phone or online so you can be located anywhere in the world! The response has been amazing! … Continue reading Coffee and Coaching with Kristen