Jul 2 2019

Reaching the Next Level

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Today’s blog is about parenting “the next level”. In my opinion this can also be directly applied to your approach to developing the next level employees. The reason I am sharing this is to challenge you on what you consider to teach/ coach/critique at various levels of skill. The blog speaks to both the parenting

May 15 2019

One Thing Shonda Rhimes Taught me

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

I recently read Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes.  It was first day of my vacation and I read it in a day.  Devoured it might be a better word.  I anticipated the book would share stories, chapter after chapter, of Shonda learning how to say Yes to more things in all aspects of her

Apr 16 2019

A Lead with Your Values Tip from Michelle Obama

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

As I shared in my last blog, I’ve been reading Michelle Obama’s book Becoming. In the Becoming Us section of the book (page 226) Michelle is reflecting on Barack’s consideration of running for President of the United States.  While sifting through this in her mind, she asks herself three questions of her 17-year relationship with Barack.

Apr 2 2019

A Tip I learned from Michelle Obama on Handling Tough Conversations

posted by Nancy Milton in Self Help

I just finished reading Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming.  I appreciated how open she was with her life experiences, including how she initially would view a situation and then in reflection, comment from another source or a shared perspective, how she could filter, pivot and learn within the situation. A raw honesty and vulnerability that, in my