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Past COREageous Entrepreneur Blog Posts

Leadership Is a Posture, Not Just a Position.

That suggestion from Dr. John Izzo’s book Stepping Up should strike a chord in the minds of those who want to be more effective leaders. “Posturing” yourself as a leader is a way to inspire others by your actions. It includes how you choose your words, the sound of...

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Managing the Racing Mind

Emotional regulation is the most important core skill. Regular meditation and a good sleep regimen, among other methods, foster the emotional competency needed for successful decision-making and execution. A common complaint among my entrepreneur clients is their...

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My Favorite Ways to Shift from Vacation to Work Mode

If you took any significant time off for vacation, and if you are having or anticipating a sluggish transition back to work, consider these tips: Once you’re back, stow away all vacation paraphernalia as soon as possible: suitcases, event t-shirts or souvenirs....

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Coaches and Consultants: Give Social Media a Back Seat

Are you exhausted and overwhelmed by the time and energy strategies for amassing social media followers? Have you been taken to the cleaners by social media gurus who promise   to skyrocket your exposure? I refuse to spend valuable time luring people to my mailing...

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A Vacation Alternative for Entrepreneurs

As entrepreneurship becomes more widespread, I suspect that the nature of “vacations” will change. For example, for the last few years my business and my husband’s business have not allowed for regular 1-2 week vacation slots. Like many other entrepreneurs, long...

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Building Trust with Transparency

Building Trust with Transparency

Transparency is one of the best ways to build trust with your team. Here’s how: Explain the company’s strategic initiatives, short/long term goals, deadlines and the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Do not assume your team understands your reasoning behind these...

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Conversations Take Their Toll

Conversations Take Their Toll

Hurtful conversations that bring on feelings of anger and resentment are telling you “things must change.” These feelings are killing you, literally. There’s a song from my favorite musical, A Little Night Music called “Every Day a Little Death.” If you listen to the...

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