Someone asked me the other day, what are the trending topics with your audience?
At first, I said, “well recognition of course. That’s what I do.”
And then I thought, well, is that the most consumed content? I share blogs, articles and videos of other topics I’m passionate about as well. So, I got curious. Here’s what you’ve told me are your top picks (so far) for 2018) … and no, it’s not all recognition!
My Top 5 Most Ready Blogs & Articles
- This Employee Has to Go…Or Do They: The Underlying Impact of an Unhealthy Employee Experience Culture
Companies that shift away from looking at micro problems, finger pointing, and top-down culture creation have a hope that they can create employee experiences that matter. Talent truly is your competitive advantage, so how do you create an employee experience that retains the best people, fuels healthy collaborative cultures, sparks innovation and continuous improvement? Read more here.
- How to Handle Grief: Leveraging Recognition to Survive Loss
Using recognition, even in times of your greatest grief, can provide comfort and even joy. I share our family’s story at a celebration of life for my amazing Auntie Sue, and how it was healing for us all. You can read more here.
- How I Get It All Done: Three Perfectly Imperfect Tips For Busy People
There are so many things that we’re learning every day, it can be overwhelming: technology, new job functions, how to handle this new phase our kids are in. How do you get all the “normal” stuff done while there’s this constant state of change all around you and not lose sight of your greatness at the same time? Stop trying to get it perfect before you get it done. Here‘s my best advice how to do that.
- Six Productivity Hacks: Get More Focused & Have More Time for What Matters Most
“I want to recognize more but…” One of the biggest barriers I hear from clients as to why they can’t recognize daily is that they feel overwhelmed. They are too busy. There is no time to fit it in. I get it. Busyness is a huge issue (which is why I did a recent VLOG on strategies to tackle it). There are so many competing priorities, how can one more thing get added to the pile? I have some ideas for you here.
- But I’m Exhausted: How to Recognize Yourself & Others Even in Overload (And Interview with Too Busy To Be Happy Author Christine Laperriere)
Christine Laperriere, owner/founding partner of Leader In Motion and Executive Director of Women of Influence Advancement Centre is a busy lady. She knows a thing or two about managing overwhelm, which is why she’s the person to write a book on managing it. (And yeah, she did put even more on her plate to do it…I get the irony!) How can you stay happy despite being so busy? Learn more about the mindset and strategies needed to get through it all here.
My Top 5 Most Watched VLOGs & Videos
Interestingly, when you consume my thought leadership on recognition, it’s more likely to be in video format. Makes sense. Many of my clients show them in management meetings. In case you missed any, here are the top VLOGs and videos you’ve enjoyed so far:
- Peer to Peer Recognition: The Secret to Sustainable Recognition
Leader-lead recognition (only) isn’t sustainable. Nor is outsourcing it to one department like Human Resources. Worse yet, really outsourcing it to an external company! Instead, set an example and encourage peer-to-peer recognition. Check out these key tips to help you recognize your peers and encourage it in your team.
- Balancing Professionalism and Authenticity
Sometimes we feel we need to toe the party line rather than speak up for what we believe in. There is a balance. Let’s talk about how you can be both authentic and professional. Here are my top tips.
- How to Keep Members: Tips for Associations, Foundations & Member Based Organizations
If you’re an association, belong to one on the board of directors, or on a volunteer working group, you’ll know just how challenging it is to retain your membership today. How do we remain really vibrant and demonstrate that we’re continually raising the professional bar and professional standards? Here are a few suggestions that will help you retain your great membership!
- Five Ways to Make a Career Decision that Aligns to Your Greatness
Have you ever found yourself wondering which opportunity to take? I know I have (and still do when new business opportunities beckon my door). The ironic thing is, the more education, experience, and talent you acquire, the more choices you have! When you are at a crossroads in your career or business, it’s easy to feel paralyzed by indecision. Want to learn a few tips to ensure you make the decision that’s right for you? Well, here are five juicy hacks that will ensure you make a decision that aligns to your greatness – your talent, passion, and virtues!
- How to Find Passion and Joy
This is one of my most recently released videos. It just goes to show how much this topic resonates for you. How DO you get back to your passion and joy if you’ve lost it? How do you tweak a few things in your life and career if it’s a little “off”? How do you ensure you don’t look back with regrets? Here’s a few tips from my own experience and from coaching hundreds of clients to leverage their greatness and in turn, live a life and career aligned to their purpose, passion and joy!
Thanks for your loyalty, your followership and your comments. I am so grateful. And please share with others who you think would benefit.
What topics would you like to see as we’re planning for 2020? Comment below!