June 13, 2019

How my Father has Influenced my Life and Career

Fathers influence the personal and work lives of their children in profound ways. The lessons we learn from them while growing up can provide a powerful and stable foundation for success. As Father’s Day approaches, Dr. Karen shares how her father influenced her life. One of the lessons learned was the importance of divine guidance. Listen to this podcast for this and other lessons learned. Then take some time to reflect on what you learned from your father and how those lessons influence you today.

June 11, 2019

How to Make Decisions with Limited Information

Not all decisions are life or death type decisions. In this podcast, Dr. Karen shares practical strategies and a model for making the daily decisions the business leader faces. In addition, she shares some perspectives on the less frequent occasions when you may be called upon to make life and death decisions. In all cases, she addresses best practices for making decisions with limited information.

June 6, 2019

Best Practices for Giving Effective Feedback- Part II

Powerful and results-driven leaders give effective feedback. What are some best practices for giving negative feedback or building a foundation for moving forward in a positive way? Listen to this podcast for Part II of how to give effective feedback.

June 4, 2019

A Tribute to Yvonne Wilson

What life and business lessons do we learn from our parents and how can we leverage them today? In this podcast, Dr. Karen, shares five of the most profound lessons she learned from her mother. The entrepreneurial spirit and creativity are two of them. Listen to this podcast to discover these and other lessons that formed her life.  Also reflect on the implications for you as a leader when you acknowledge what you learned from your parents or other elders.

May 30, 2019

Legacy Communication: Built to Last

How do you ensure that your organization knowledge is shared and in place for generations to come? How are you handling knowledge transfer? What are some of the risk factors of failing to pay attention to legacy communication? These are some of the questions Dr. Karen poses for you to consider and figure out in this podcast.

May 23, 2019

Communication Challenges for Geographically Dispersed Teams

Different time zones and different languages are some of the challenges Dr. Karen addresses when working with geographically dispersed teams. Listen and discover some best practices for working across geographical boundaries.

May 16, 2019

The Impact of Technology on Communication

We have so many technology options available to us today. These options impact our communication in ways we couldn’t imagine years ago. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen talks about the effects of technology on our lives and businesses. She also warns about the importance of keeping face-to-face communication as one of the options.