When It’s Time To Stop Trying

On Sunday, I wrote about the The One Word Confident People Always Say. The word no may be small but it packs a lot of power. When we learn to turn down requests by co-workers that dont line up with our goals, we actively take control of the minutes that make up our day.

The One Secret of Highly Successful Leaders

I have always had a hard time not being myself. This trait has mostly served me well, but some times it annoys people who expect me to be their version of a leader. Some people think they need to be a caricature of themselves to do well.

My Name Is Melissa Hopkins — This Is Why I Joined Aha!

I just joined Aha! heres why. I came from a 10 billion dollar company with 10,000 employees worldwide. At Citrix I managed teams across multiple divisions including Consulting, Education, Supply Chain Operations, and IT. I was a trusted advisor to our executive team. For more than a decade I thrived there, but I was ready to take on a new series of challenges.

The One Word Confident People Always Say

It happens like this. Your co-worker comes strolling down the hallway and peers around the corner at you. You look up, annoyed by the interruption. She then quickly asks, I was not able to finish my report for the boss. Can you wrap it up for me?

The One Word Confident People Always Say

It happens like this. Your co-worker comes strolling down the hallway and peers around the corner at you. You look up, annoyed by the interruption. She then quickly asks, I was not able to finish my report for the boss. Can you wrap it up for me?