Author Archive | Karin Hurt

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share About Team Building (with video)

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about team building. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all lessons learned, overcoming setbacks and resiliency.  Submit your relevant blog posts here! Leaders need to adjust to […]

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How to Survive a Terrible, User Boss

I know it doesn’t feel like it now, but approach this temporary situation in your life well, and you’re in the best leadership training program money can’t buy. Observe your jerky boss’ actions and the impact.Repeat.Keep your comments to yourself.Repeat (the hardest part.)Seek out role models of better leadership.Repeat.Try some.Refine.Repeat.Keep your boss informed of your […]

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Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting

“This is so stupid–they asked for my opinion and then ignored it. I don’t know why I even bother! From now on, I’m going to just shut my mouth and do my work.” “Arghhh. We keep rehashing the same conversations. Why can’t we make a simple @#%*&% decision?” “I don’t know why we even try! […]

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How to Get Noticed as a Leader– Before You’ve Led a Team

Last week “John” shared his “No Diaper Genie!” frustration in the middle of our high-potential leadership development program. Yeah, I get that I’m here… and the company is investing in me and all that. But my boss keeps saying, “You’re not ready to be promoted, you’ve never led a team. I can’t recommend you for […]

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5 Ways to Build Career Resiliency

Bad things happen to good people.  Karma doesn’t always show up in time.  Even good people may find that the knife in their backsports their own fingerprints.  Even the most well-intentioned leaders do stupid stunts from time to time.  My time in HR gave me a front row seat to such tragedies.  It’s not a […]

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