A different way to build resilience with Susan Drumm

2020 you’ve asked for a lot. But, to be fair, you’ve given us a few rare opportunities too. One of these is the chance to test how resilient we are. Before you throw more at us to really see how much we can handle, let’s pause there for a moment. Your pandemic is the...

Employee Burnout: How Leaders Can Help Right Now

I want you to look around at your employees — in person where possible, and on that Zoom call. Then, I want you to think about how they’re doing. 9 times out of 10, they’re at least a little burned out. One of the areas we’ve been focusing on a lot here at...

How to Motivate Others by Starting with Yourself

One of the toughest parts of a leader’s job, regardless of whether you’re leading a corporation, in the community or at home, is to motivate and develop the people on a team toward a common goal. gothamCulture’s Shawn Overcast talked with Moms That Lead podcast host...

The truth about cultural fit interview questions

If an employee doesn’t have the skills to do a job, you can train them. But, if they don’t fit your company culture, there’s not much you can do about it. You’re stuck at an impasse. For obvious reasons, this is a situation you want to avoid. “Hiring employees that...

How to Support Your BIPOC Employees Right Now

August 25th, 1955. Many of us know the story of Emmett Till. His face was the bright spark that set fire to the civil rights movement. Similar to the murder of Emmett Till, I believe that George Floyd’s death lit the match in a global movement. In my professional...

More than flips flops at work with Peter Yawitz

Do you remember your very first job in an office? When I first started working as a “grown up”, I was pretty much thrown in the deep end and expected to figure things out. Although that was over 20 years ago (sheesh), and much has changed to improve the employee...