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Be comfortable being uncomfortable Sep 01, 2021

As a career coach to formal and informal tech leaders, one of the most damaging things you can do as part of your career is to stay when you are comfortable yet bored. If you are fabulous at your job, but you are not challenged, you need to start looking at alternatives.


I stayed in a job where I...

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7 Shifts to Start Loving What You Do Sep 01, 2021

Is This You?

Are you a high-achiever who is bored and unfulfilled?  I get it.  I was in the same place ten years ago.  One of the challenges we face as high-achievers is we become bored with the status quo.  We want to be learning and growing. The moment...

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Reclaim it. NOW! Sep 01, 2021

I CHALLENGE YOU to reclaim your career. DO NOT SETTLE. Own your passion. Be willing to step into the arena and start loving what you do.

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Message me if you are ready to IGNITE THE FLAME of passion in your career.

-What is your PURPOSE

-If you are going to be great you...

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You can't go around the hurt Sep 01, 2021

“Lynne, I did not ask for your opinion or ideas.”  These were the words one of my senior leaders said to me after I contributed to a brainstorming session. I left the meeting and my head started to pound. I became exhausted. Things started to become fuzzy.  For the week...

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Find your voice as an introvert Sep 01, 2021

As I have navigated many years in the technology space one of my challenges has been that I am an introvert and I did not realize it for many years.  What did Lynne, the introvert look like?

  • I spent lots of time reflecting and strategizing, by myself, in my head
  • After a day of presenting...
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Why do I coach? Sep 01, 2021

Why do I coach?  My passion is connection.

  • Connecting leaders to their authentic self
  • Connecting leaders to their teams
  • Connecting people to their passions
  • Connecting people to their power
  • Connecting teams to collaborate
  • Connecting organizations to drive innovation
  • Connecting people to...
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Innovation requires humility Sep 01, 2021

Over the many jobs I have held, the many people I have interacted with, the one thing that impacted my own ability to question norms, contribute innovative ideas…was when the leader I was working with was not humble.  In other words, when he/she was a ‘know it all’ and...

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Why does presence matter for a leader? Sep 01, 2021

Leadership presence is when we motivate and inspire others. What is presence?  Is it being fully available to others?  Is it how we speak to and work with our teams?  Presence is a little bit of all of these.  I recently found a great definition of presence.  Presence is...

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Courage at work. Lessons from Brene Brown Sep 01, 2021

It’s Wednesday at Workhuman 2019 in Nashville and people are networking, looking at product demos, having their professional headshots taken, and enjoying themselves during an afternoon break.

In spite of the activity, the crowd slowly starts to get in line in front of the...

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Gratitude is not about cupcakes Sep 01, 2021

Many organizations want to celebrate employees. However, the way they do this is to throw parties with pizza and cupcakes. But do parties motivate employees? Does this create a culture where employees do the best work of their lives?

Science tells us that employees do their best work when there...

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