Attract the Best Opportunities for YOU!

Twenty nineteen is all about getting to the next level. It about taking, getting, and making the most of opportunities, whether it’s a promotion, new job, or other exciting opportunity. The question is, how do you attract the best opportunities for you?

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You Too Can Be Ready For Your Next BIG Opportunity!

Twenty nineteen is going to be a big year. At least, you hope so. Whether it’s a promotion, new job, or other exciting opportunity, you want to be ready to successfully grab that brass ring — your brass ring — so that 2019 is, in fact, a great year for you. You don’t want to blow it, but are you ready to make the necessary impression, or will nerves derail your success?

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Let the Women Speak

I was recently invited to speak at an event focused on Women in Science at a session entitled: “Let the Women Speak.” Unfortunately, women don’t speak in public enough.

Eliminate Bottlenecks While Making Friends

You know what you need to do, but your boss or someone else up the chain of command won’t make a decision. Either he or she doesn’t have time, doesn’t understand, or doesn’t care. Whatever the reason is, this person is frustrating you and makes you think it’s time to polish your resume.

You Too Can Be Ready For Your Next BIG Opportunity!

Twenty eighteen is going to be a big year. At least you hope so. Whether it’s a promotion, new job, or other exciting opportunities, you want to be ready to successfully grab that brass ring – your brass ring – so that 2018 is, in fact, a great year for you. You don’t want to blow it, but are you ready to make the impression necessary or will nerves derail your success?
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Do You Rely on Head or Heart When Making Decisions?

After you’ve taken in new information you judge it, meaning you analyze and make decisions about it. And, again, when it comes to judging, under Carl Jung’s Theory of Psychological Type you prefer either Thinking or Feeling: if you prefer Thinking, you’d rather make decisions based on objective standards; if you prefer Feeling, you’d rather decide based on subjective, values-based standards and take into account the impact on others. Continue Reading

Do You See Details or Patterns?

When working on a team – or in a classroom – you’ve probably noticed that we all take in information differently and focus on different aspects. Your colleagues or fellow students might be focusing on the details or applying past experiences, but you, instead, see patterns and relationships among ideas and think about future implementation. Continue Reading

High School Leadership Class Gets Executive Training

As the graduating class at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School (BCC) is moving through its last year and students are getting ready to embark on their new journey to college, a communications skills and self-awareness program designed for leaders seems like a good start to an independent life. In the fall of 2015, Anne Collier, the founder of Arudia, an executive coaching and training firm, presented a Personality Type program to some of BCC’s juniors and seniors as part of an elective leadership class. Continue Reading