The Secret to Sustaining Your Startup is Scaling with Intention

The Secret to Sustaining Your Startup is Scaling with Intention

Photo by Startup Stock Photos from Pexels You've probably heard the adage, "you have to learn to walk before you run." And it couldn't ring more true for just about every startup entrepreneur out there. As a startup consultant, I bring it up because I see many...

How to Hold Your Company Accountable for Its Actions

How to Hold Your Company Accountable for Its Actions

You (yes, y-o-u) have to take matters into your own hands and hold your company accountable for its actions. Not only is doing so the responsible thing to do, but it will positively impact your organization by improving trust, enhancing productivity, and ultimately creating a better company to work for regardless of your position.

What Makes a Great Product Manager

What Makes a Great Product Manager

“A great product manager has the brain of an engineer, the heart of a designer, and the speech of a diplomat.” – Deep Nishar If you’ve ever considered becoming a product manager, let me start by saying you’re in great company. From Kevin Systrom, formerly at...

Why People Pleasing Will Only Hold Your Team Back

Why People Pleasing Will Only Hold Your Team Back

As a former people pleaser, I spent many years making (or should I say trying to make) my bosses and teams happy. But after a while, I realized that nothing good comes from repeatedly sacrificing myself for what someone else wants or needs. If anything, it’s the very thing that keeps me and everyone else from moving forward. 

It’s Time to Rethink Your Self-Worth

Even if you’re not aware of it, there’s a good chance you’ve learned to measure your value based on outside factors like your educational, professional, or even financial achievements. But the truth of the matter is, your real value is defined by what YOU think, feel, and believe about yourself…not what degree you have, the title in your email signature, or whether your boss thinks you deserve that promotion. 

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