Leadership

What’s distracting you from what you really want?

Have you considered that achieving laser focus can be an act of kindness to yourself? In fact, it’s another form of radical self care because it allows you to prioritize the goals that are important to you and get them done. In fact, persistent distractions can be costly, to yourself, your life and your leadership aspirations. Think of it like this: if your goal is to be a…

Mastery is your license to mentor

There’s a disease that is rapidly spreading on social media, and that’s people teaching, mentoring or even coaching on topics that have little to no experience or credentials in. It’s the other pandemic. Smarts can get you to the table. Experience and wisdom will not only keep you there, but it will elevate you to access to rooms where the real business is done. So Sis, slow down.…

Coach L. Michelle Speaks at ELC #MLMS22

They can’t break your soul if you know your value. Join me for the Mid-Level Management Symposium 2022. I’ll be delivering a keynote with QA In my session “Knowing Your Value: The Key to Achieving Your Leadership Aspirations” based on my book No Thanks: 7 Ways to Say I’ll Just Include Myself. 🌟Virtually: October 4, 2022, from 11:15am-12:00pm ET 🌟In-person: October 5, 2022, from 2:00pm – 2:45pm ET…

Your brain is trying to tell you something

Are you giving yourself grace? Or are you attempting to power through as if nothing has changed although we have been through and are going through so much.? Well, your body knows better–especially your brain. Today’s #NSCRockstarLeadership Tip of the Day explores brain fog, why more of us are experiencing it right now and what you can do about it. Watch to learn more–and take it easy. Want…

  What an amazing time of sharing Saturday at the Women’s Leadership Summit. Our panel was called “The Color of Innovation” and we discussed why Black women are uniquely qualified to innovate, how to remain grounded in who you are as you walk that road, and what it takes to actually innovate. Our moderator and host, Kimberly Tolbert was absolutely engaging; and my esteemed fellow panelists, Dr. Pamela…

Coach L. Michelle says: “Yes, Please! Ask me anything!”

  Have a leadership question that you’ve been pondering? You’ve been wondering who you could ask confidentially. You may even have questions that are culturally or gender-nuanced, but you’re not sure where to turn. Well, every Friday, you can send your questions directly to Coach L. Michelle who is a credentialed executive and personal coach and advisor to the Fortune 100. Did I hear you say, “Yes, Please!”?…

Whether you are a longtime colleague, or you’d like to have an in-person executive coaching session, this is an awesome opportunity to meet in person! I’m only there for a blink, so reach out to find out when you can book time. My calendar is already filling up with reunions with old colleagues, friends, clients and NABJ family, so hurry. Be sure to swing by my spot at…

How your words can limit  you

There’s some wisdom in the saying: “Your words have power.” But did you know there is actual research to back that? However, the findings begins with our brains. According to neuroscience, repetitive thoughts or actions cause the hippocampus to grow larger. This is key to learning. So by the time those thoughts manifest into words, you can bet that your brain is already trained to think a certain…

There really is only so much merchandising of your own work that you can do. You need to create buzz about your work, and allow influential people to carry the word about your good work in order to propel you into executive spaces. Today’s #NSCRockstarLeadership Tip of the Day provides one strategy, the echo effect, that may help you create the kind of buzz about you that matters.…

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