Summer Fun for the Busy Professional Jun 11, 2024

Remember the excitement you felt on the last day of school?? Bounding out of the classroom and diving head first (literally) into a pool?! It’s that time of year again. Even though summers look a little different while working as full-time adults (or is it...

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3 Tips For Giving Comfortable Feedback Jun 04, 2024

(As seen in my latest article, published by Brainz Magazine.)

The topic of feedback is always a passionate one. We crave substantial, actionable feedback, yet sometimes struggle to deliver it to teammates and direct reports. In a recent blog, I shared tips to elicit...

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3 Strategies to Receive Better Feedback May 28, 2024

Tell me if this sounds familiar... You are motivated to uplevel your skills. You have exhausted available resources. You ask for feedback...and you receive something like this...

>> You did great.

>> I thought it was fine.

>> I wouldn't change a...

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What Do Sea Witches, Mistakes, and Your Voice Have In Common?? May 21, 2024

Lately, I've been pondering significant life transitions, considering both the ones we navigate smoothly and those that pose greater challenges. (And ones I'm pondering at 3am while nursing my baby!) Regardless of the transition, we inevitably emerge on the other...

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The 3 P's of Presentation Delivery May 14, 2024

Tell me if you've been there.

It's ten minutes before your presentation begins and...

Your heart is POUNDING.

You are praying for an internet outage, natural disaster, or emergency fire drill.

Your palms are sweating and you're having difficulty catching a full...

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Girl Interrupted? Not When You Respond This Way.... May 07, 2024

What happens when someone interrupts YOU? Do you allow that person to talk over you? To take over the conversation? To cause you to lose control of your discussion?

HECK NO!!!

In a recent blog post, I shared the #1 Tip to Interrupt a Talker. Many of you...

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Breaking News – The Cure For Imposter Syndrome Apr 30, 2024

(As seen in my latest article, published by Brainz Magazine.)

Uh-oh, they’re going to see right through me. If you've ever had this worry, felt inadequate, or battled self-doubt, you are not alone. Many people grapple with an occasional fear of being...

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The Magic Word to Get YOUR Words in Edgewise Apr 23, 2024

I remember sitting in a board room long after the meeting time had expired.

Many of us were glazed over, fidgeting, and glancing at the clock as a senior colleague was STILL talking.

If I had known then what I know now, I would have minutes of my life back!

Have you...

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Grab Your Morning Coffee and Join Us! Apr 16, 2024

A career highlight was appearing on The Kathie J Show Morning Television Show. Kathie J's personality is full of passion and curiosity. It is larger than life and quite contagious, as you'll find!

One of the things I admire about Kathie J is that, once a radio DJ,...

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Shine Your Confidence Apr 09, 2024

Leadership insights, confidence tips, insider secrets, and more! Listen to the #1 downloaded podcast from Season 4 of the Empowering Women Podcast with dynamic, spirited host Shannon Bumgarner.

What you can look forward to in this podcast: 

  • Why you...
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Stop Self-Sabotage - 6 Words to Eliminate Right Now! Apr 02, 2024

Faking It 'til You Make It? Stop Right Now!

Those are dangerous words, my friend! And they're not even true!

Check out the video below for a better, more empowering, action-igniting phrase! If you're with me on this NEW and HONORABLE phrase, tell us in the video...

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Meet the Littlest Shero! Mar 22, 2024

Hello My Wonderful Friends,

There's a "little" project that my husband and I have been working on behind the scenes. We are quite overjoyed to share that it is now complete!

Introducing the littlest Shero, Miss Hollis Angela McKinney! Born on March 1st at...

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