Promotion Insights

How to Get Promoted by Showcasing Your Work (the Right Way)

November 29, 2020

Do you have the communication skills you need to effectively advocate for yourself at work? If your answer is “No”, don’t worry. Most of us arrive at a certain place in our careers without having ever learned this skill. Since you first started school as a child, it was your teacher’s responsibility to notice and…

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Are You Acting Like An Executive Leader… Or Actually Becoming One?

November 22, 2020

If you’re looking to land a senior executive leadership position, you’ve likely heard this advice before: You need to build your executive presence. And one of the ways you’ve likely been told to build that executive presence is to start acting like an executive leader. Makes sense, right? Well, what is almost always missing from…

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How to Change How the Leadership Team Perceives You (Without Losing Yourself in the Process)

November 15, 2020

Has this happened to you? You’re looking to get promoted into a senior level position, but the expectations around how a senior executive leader behaves in your organization doesn’t seem to match up with your own leadership style. You might also really value your personal leadership style, as you should, and don’t really want to…

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The Real Difference Between Those Who Make it to the C-Suite and Those Who Don’t

November 8, 2020

I see this all the time with the corporate leaders I talk to. There are those who scale their careers to the C-Suite (seemingly) with ease, and then there are those who struggle to get unstuck. And while there are many skills you can (and must) develop if you want to become a senior executive…

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How To Get Out Of The “High Potential Rut” And (Finally) Advance Into An Executive Leadership Position

November 1, 2020

Are you stuck in the “high potential rut?” This is a phrase I coined to describe the phenomena of great corporate managers getting completely stalled in their careers. It works like this: First, you may get flagged as a high potential leader. Congrats! 👏 That is an accomplishment you should be proud of. But… As…

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How To Ask A Busy Senior Executive Leader To Be Your Mentor

October 25, 2020

Have you ever wanted to ask a senior executive leader to be your mentor, but you felt a bit…intimidated? First of all, that’s completely normal. Most people worry that a senior executive leader couldn’t possibly have time to meet with them. Or perhaps they’ve convinced themselves that they don’t deserve a mentor because they don’t…

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