5 Things I've Learned at OKA (My New Job)

2020 started with an exciting change for me professionally. I joined the OKA family as “Director of Client Relationships”, pursuing an industry, company, and mission that I am incredibly passionate about. This opportunity came as a result of a several year journey searching for the optimal career path doing work that I believe whole-heartedly in. […]

6 Ways To Improve Your Confidence

I’ve been working with a lot of people that are in the process of switching jobs or trying to switch jobs whether that be internally or externally, and therefore going through the interview process. While going through the interview process, I hear a lot of “I’m not confident enough,” or “when I didn’t get the […]

5 Tips for New Managers

In many of the coaching conversations I have with emerging leaders in organizations, the question of “how can I be the best manager?” continues to come up. People are hungry to be effective managers and want to know the secret sauce to managing people. They are afraid of micro-managing, but at the same time want […]

5 Major Benefits of Being Coached

As a coach, I have the privilege of working with individuals in all different stages of their career and life journey. I have worked with people that are new to leadership positions, executives within an organization, recent college grads that are new to the work force, individuals that have lost their job, individuals approaching retirement, […]

Main Takeaways from my Hogan Certification

I recently went through a Hogan Assessment Certification course to become certified to give the Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and the Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory. Hogan is an organization that provides science-based personality assessments to help improve workplace performance. The three assessments I became certified in focus on a person’s typical day to […]

Myth vs. Reality on Millennials

During many meetings that I’m in with Executives at different Higher Education Institutions, the topic of engaging and motivating their employees continually comes up. A lot of these Executives are in their 50-70’s and mention the generational gap they are dealing with when trying to work with others in their division. This conversation usually begins […]