5 Counter-Intuitive Responses to Painful Situations

5 Counter-intuitive responses to painful situations: Open up; don’t close down.Reach out; don’t pull back.Stay curious; don’t rush to answer or solve.Connect; don’t build silos.Pursue growth; don’t defend.2 essential responses to painful situations:#1. Reject excuse-making.Excuse-makers justify themselves. Politicians excel at blaming the other party or previous administrations.“Reasons help the injured…...

4 Ways to Quickly Change the Future

The terrible thing about the future is its predictability.Yesterday returns until you change the future today.Lousy relationships will be disappointing tomorrow unless you treat people differently today.Boring meetings will drag on if you lead meetings like you did yesterday. Read the full article at: leadershipfreak.blog...

The state of women in finance

A new industry-specific analysis of data from the latest Women in the Workplace report, a McKinsey collaboration with LeanIn.Org, reveals a leaky pipeline from which women are falling out in greater numbers as they progress up the career ladder, resulting in significant inequality at the top. Consistent with previous years,…...

Courage to Become a Leader

Courage to become a leader Arrogance is fear in disguise. Humility is courageous.False humility lives like a flinching dog with its tail tucked between its legs. You lose your dignity.False humility is betrayal of yourself. When you hide from your aspirational self, you extinguish yourself. You are less. The world…...

DOE Finds Strong Opportunity For Job Growth In Energy Sector Post-Pandemic 

An Opportunity to Recover and Build Back Better” to share the findings of the 2021 U.S. Energy Employment Report (USEER). The study began in 2016 to better track and understand employment within key energy sectors. Today’s release marks the return of the report management to the agency, after being produced externally since 2017. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the energy…...

Executive Order on Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries and Jobs Through Federal Sustainability

The Federal Government faces broad exposure to the mounting risks and costs already posed by the climate crisis.  In responding to this crisis, we have a once-in-a-generation economic opportunity to create and sustain jobs, including well-paying union jobs; support a just transition to a more sustainable economy for American workers; strengthen…...