Modern Mentor is your guide to leadership and communication, helping you craft a workplace environment you can feel good about. She’ll share tips to help you balance your work and personal life, effectively invest your time, and be mindful about where you’re devoting your energy. Let Modern Mentor help you navigate your path to success—however you define it.
Why Meetings Are Still Awful and How to Fix Them
Meetings have been a hot topic for ages. Too many, too unproductive. Feels like we should have fixed them by now. But we haven’t. Here are some strategies to try if you’re still drowning in meetings that go nowhere.
How to Communicate in a Hybrid World: Interview with Laura Fravel
How to communicate - for impact, for connection, and with purpose - has gotten complicated in recent years. Communication expert Laura Fravel joins Modern Mentor for a conversation on how to do it well in a hybrid world.
How to juggle when I have no choice
It’s a frantic season in a frantic year. I know almost no one whose plate isn’t overflowing. So if overwhelm is the only option, how can we make the best of it?
How to navigate a season of layoffs
There’s so much uncertainty in the market these days. But whether the prospect of a layoff threatens you with a bruised ego, true financial insecurity, or anything in between, there are some constructive things you can be doing.
Communicate to activate your team
Communication is one of the most critical leadership skills in the modern workplace. But its job is to do so much more than just transmit information. Leaders who communicate with an intent to engage end up with, well, more engaged teams. Who perform better and stick around longer.
Your team needs a year-end review
Teams today are running at a million miles an hour just to keep the train on the tracks. So as we approach year-end, let’s talk about why – and how – to run a team performance review. To determine what to continue in the new year and how we might amplify engagement and performance.