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Why Fearless Leadership Matters

by Diana Faison   I recently attended an annual women’s conference with a client that made me realize one very important lesson – I continue to be amazed and inspired by fearless, female leaders. This year, the conference touted almost 400 in attendance.  They came early every morning. They...

It Really Works…Using Improvisation Skills to Improve Collaboration and Listening

by Angie Flynn-McIver What does “improvisation” make you think of? Sketch comedy? A college roommate who brought you along to watch her late-night improv show? An awkward company retreat (“trust fall,” anyone?) When we refer to “improvisation,” all we really mean is unplanned interaction—no script. Almost every...

What’s Possible When You Dream Big with Passion, Purpose, and Joy  

  By Diana Faison My younger daughter graduated from college recently.  Her accomplishment got me thinking about how graduation is an opportunity to reflect on what’s possible. As you reflect, I want you to explore big dreams and move forward with a sense of purpose. And I want...

15th Anniversary

By Kathryn Heath and Jill Flynn One of the things we ask of the women we coach is for them to “reflect”.  Research has shown that successful leaders reflect on what they have done, and how well it has worked.  They reflect on the effectiveness of...

How to Ask for a Raise

By Carolyn O’Hara The best managers know when it’s time to increase your pay for a job well done. But what if your salary hasn’t gone up in a while? What if you think you deserve to be paid more? Asking for raise is always a...

Deloitte Announces First Female CEO

Flynn Heath Holt Leadership (FHH) congratulates Cathy Engelbert, who has made history by becoming the first woman elected CEO of a Big Four accounting firm.  Engelbert assumes responsibility for 65,000 employees and $15 billion in annual revenue at Deloitte.  Flynn Heath Holt is proud of...

We Want to Hear from You: Ways to Involve Men in Women’s Careers

We hope you enjoyed a restful holiday, a recharged January, and are now refreshed and ready for a productive 2015. In December our partner, Jill Flynn, was quoted in a feature article in The Wall Street Journal titled “Women at Work: A Guide for Men”. If you...

What If You Were Called to Meet With the President?

Many of you have read our article, Women: Find Your Voice, which was published in the June issue of the Harvard Business Review. As you might expect, this article generated a bevy of comments and conversations from both men and women. One of the most...

Becoming a More Mindful Leader

By: Diana Faison Going on vacation is hard work.  Never mind the planning, packing, and tying up loose ends at work.  If you’re like me, it takes real effort to let go mentally and allow yourself to “be” on vacation.  On my recent trip to Alaska,...