Leveraging Leadership

with Amy Burkett

Navigating the Turnover Tsunami: A hiring Guide for Leaders advice business building career navigation change management courageous leadership hiring guide intentional living leadership leadership advice problem solving professional growth Feb 25, 2024

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had more turnover in my organization in the last year than I’ve seen in the last 20 years. Hiring isn’t easy.  It’s part science...

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Navigating the Waves of Change change change management courageous leadership leadership personal growth professional growth Jan 28, 2024

Hey there, fellow navigators of the corporate seas! Today, let's dive into the often-tumultuous waters of change management. Change is the only constant, they say, and in the business world, it's...

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How to Make Smart People Investments leadership professional growth team building training Dec 03, 2023

As 2023 winds down you might be checking to see how your investments did.  I recently read a NASDAQ article that the average American’s 401k is up 9.6 percent this year. Not bad but have...

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Unlock Success: Master the Art of Negotiation courageous leadership leadership negotiation skills personal growth professional growth Nov 26, 2023

How would you rate your negotiation skills? Before you say you don’t have much experience at negotiation let me give you the official definition.  The dictionary defines negotiation as a...

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No Talent Required business building growth leadership leadership advice leadership lessons no talent required personal growth professional growth progress Nov 26, 2023

If I told you the key to my success required no talent at all, would you believe me?  It's true.  I’m not trying to minimize talent but I think we can over emphasize it...

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Do You have the Tools You Need to Grow? leadership leadership lessons personal growth professional growth skillsets Nov 05, 2023

I just got back from an afternoon of early holiday shopping with a dear friend.  It was a great afternoon of catching up and planning for the holiday season.  I needed a few things to get...

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Toxic Positivity VS. Optimism accountability fear growth leadership lessons optimism professional growth progress toxic positivitty Oct 01, 2023

Have you ever been around someone who is so sweet, you feel like you’re getting a cavity?  They’re the person when your dog dies who says, “at least you got to enjoy him for...

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Courageous Leadership Advice accountability anxiety fighting career goals change management coaching courage courageous leadership culture emotional intelligence improvement leadership professional growth success Sep 23, 2023

What’s it mean to be a courageous leader?  For me it’s about doing the right thing for the organization in spite of my personal preferences.

When we choose to be leaders, we need...

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The Keys to Office Etiquette accountability career goals change communication culture growth leadership professional growth work solutions Sep 16, 2023

I love sharing helpful leadership tips with you. Today's blog is inspired by one of my readers.  This CEO reached out asking for some help.  They’re grappling with challenges of...

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What Makes Great Teammates Great accountability business building career goals change culture growth improvement leadership making a positive impact positive solutions problem solving professional growth wisdom work solutions Sep 09, 2023

In sports and at the office these days we tend to hear all about the MVP’s.  Most valuable players tend to get all the attention, but research shows MVP’s get there because...

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How Fear Holds You Back career goals fear growth leadership overcoming positive solutions problem solving professional growth Jul 29, 2023

Let’s be honest with each other for a few minutes.  Everyone is afraid of something and likely several things.  Fear is one of the most powerful forces on Earth.  It affects...

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Everyone Communicates, Few Connect communication leadership making a positive impact professional growth Jul 16, 2023

I think communication is the most underrated leadership skill that delivers the greatest results.  Leaders often focus on strategic thinking, innovation and action.  All important things...

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