Value

Build Better Teams. Share Your Credo

Labor Day has put me in mind of my Dad. In October he’ll be gone three years. I find myself telling a lot of stories about him lately as a way to teach important leadership competencies to clients; especially the competency of shaping team culture by sharing personal values. At Columbia Business School they call this having a leadership credo statement. My Dad would find the fact that I use him to teach a Business School concept hilarious. Unlike the [...]

HOW TO ASK FOR A RAISE

Recently I posted several tips to help Women with their Executive Presence. The final tip in that series was: Ask for a raise if you find out that a colleague is being paid more than you are for the same work. My last post took a look at what to avoid when asking for more money. Today I’ll focus on what to do when gearing up to ask for that bigger paycheck. It’s about Value In the same way that [...]

WHAT TO AVOID WHEN ASKING FOR A RAISE

Yesterday I finished a list of tips on Executive Presence For Women. The last tip in the series was to ask for a raise if you find out a colleague is being paid more for the same work. Today we’ll focus on what to avoid when asking for more money. THE DON’Ts Don’t ask for a raise if your employer is having financial challenges. Do your research. Evaluate the health of your company by looking at the organization’s sales projections [...]