Articles by Jo

Switching Focus from Mentorship to Sponsorship (Video)

Switching Focus from Mentorship to Sponsorship (Video)

A sponsor is an influential advocate who believes in you, sees potential in you that’s unformed or untapped, and is…
The Attention Span of a Goldfish (Video)

The Attention Span of a Goldfish (Video)

I can’t be the only one who’s struggling right now to be present, remain focused on what’s important to me,…
Roundup of Leadership Podcasts

Roundup of Leadership Podcasts

I’m fortunate to know some kickass authors, speakers, and thought leaders—the best of the best—many of whom host leadership podcasts.…
100 Leadership Qualities: Which Do You Recognize in Yourself?

100 Leadership Qualities: Which Do You Recognize in Yourself?

There’s an entire industry of books and seminars founded on the assumption that if you just learn the right set…
Don't Just Kick Open Doors...

Don't Just Kick Open Doors...

Roses are red. Violets are blue. Don’t just kick open doors. Hold them open and invite others others to step…
Are You Dreaming Big Enough?

Are You Dreaming Big Enough?

Pamela Stewart’s experience with audacious goal setting predates her professional career. Today, as senior vice president of national retail sales…
You Do You: Own Your Leadership Strengths

You Do You: Own Your Leadership Strengths

We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses that we neglect to nurture our strengths. It’s time…
25 Songs For Your Leadership Playlist

25 Songs For Your Leadership Playlist

What are your all-time favorite leadership songs — the ones that make you feel fired up, unstoppable, and ready to…
25 Questions to Ask a Mentor

25 Questions to Ask a Mentor

Whenever I’m asked “What are some of the best questions to ask a mentor?” I like to share this simple…