The Power of DEI in Strengthening Healthcare Teams

The Power of DEI in Strengthening Healthcare Teams

Working in the healthcare industry demands resilience and adaptability. Healthcare workers confront life-or-death decisions every day, enduring stress, heightened emotions and constant challenges. Amidst this demanding environment, there's little time to focus on holistic well-being. Without cultivating the skills needed to navigate adversity, your healthcare team will falter.  Thriving in such circumstances hinges on feeling connected to each other and being part of a community that values and appreciates individual contributions. This is where you [...]
A Revolutionary Workplace: A Leader’s Guide to DEI Initiatives

A Revolutionary Workplace: A Leader’s Guide to DEI Initiatives

As a leadership keynote speaker, I work closely with organizational leadership across all industries worldwide. Through these collaborations, I have witnessed first-hand the impact 2020 has had on the modern workplace. Between the pandemic and social unrest, one incredibly influential year completely transformed how we work, live and interact with each other.   As we adapt to a new normal, it is important not to get too comfortable.  While most organizations have settled into the in-person, [...]
Financial Wellness is Foundational to Holistic Well-Being and Organizational Success

Financial Wellness is Foundational to Holistic Well-Being and Organizational Success

When I was young, I viewed money through the lens of limitless possibilities. Remember that phrase, “money doesn’t grow on trees”?  While true and repeated many times through my childhood, my parents were also subtly planting seeds of financial wisdom that grew with me.  I remember one scorching summer, my obsession with Slurpees became an unintentional lesson in becoming financially resilient. Every day, I would dip into my meager stash of cash, earned by mowing [...]
Transforming Construction Leadership Obstacles into Opportunities

Transforming Construction Leadership Obstacles into Opportunities

Every field faces unique challenges, and the construction industry is no different. In fact, it often comes with elevated stress as construction workers face typical workplace challenges exacerbated by safety concerns, tight deadlines and ever-changing demands. As a construction industry keynote speaker, I have supported countless industry leaders as they seek innovative ways to transform obstacles into opportunities.  I recall one specific leader who was facing especially tough times.  Safety concerns were popping up daily [...]
Incorporating AI in the Workplace: Maximizing Your Team’s Superpowers

Incorporating AI in the Workplace: Maximizing Your Team’s Superpowers

I have a close friend who was recently diagnosed with colon cancer. She is young and healthy, with no family history. This shouldn’t have happened to her…well, it shouldn’t happen to anybody…yet it did. She faced her battle head-on, and while there is a story to be told about her perseverance and strength, this particular story is about the duo that saved her life. Her superhero surgeon and his trusty robot sidekick.  She was referred [...]