Supervisor, Manager, Leader: What’s the Difference?


How understanding supervisor vs. manager vs. leader can help you grow your career! Are you a supervisor, a manager, or a leader? As you read articles and books, listen to podcasts, and watch videos, you’ll hear these terms, as well as the words supervise/supervision, manage/management, and lead/leadership.  It’s important to understand them to get the…

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How to Surpass Expectations to Skyrocket Your Reputation


Have you ever fallen short of your own or another person’s expectations on a task or project?  Or do you have staff whose work regularly disappoints you?   As a business owner whose success relies on my ability and that of my team to serve our clients, I know that meeting and exceeding expectations can feel elusive at times.     Not hitting the mark can…

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2 Easy Steps to Ensure Success in the Next 5 Years

If I go back to school now, when I finish in four years, I’ll be 60, so why bother.  Well, you’ll be 60 in four years regardless of whether you go back to school or not, so why not do something you enjoy! As the saying goes, if you’re not moving ahead, you’re falling behind. …

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How to Use the Third Mind at Work

The Third Mind I was fortunate to attend a local chamber networking event last night. Lots of synergy with many great people!  That’s led me to think more about the phenomena called “the third mind”. It’s a name for what happens when two people, or individual minds, come together to discuss something and a third…

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