Liz Brenner

3 Things Millennials Want Their Managers To Know

27-May-2015 | Liz Brenner

“He just doesn’t get it.” This was the phrase I heard over and over again during a recent mentoring discussion with a young professional. She was referring to her manager. And based on the in

Productivity Life Hacks For Work

17-Mar-2015 | Liz Brenner

Like many working parents, I sat in front of my computer last week distressed. Another snow day with four kids off from school. How would I get anything accomplished? I thought I’d tap into my in

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Women In The Boardroom – Necessary For Business Success

11-Mar-2015 | Liz Brenner

With International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month upon us, I’m reminded of the progress women have made in the workplace over the last century. During this time of year, I celebrate the h

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Take The First Step Towards Job Satisfaction

9-Feb-2015 | Liz Brenner

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about some work resolutions everyone should take on in 2015, one of which is “find your passion.” The word “passion” gets a bad rap. It is said to be overused

3 Work Resolutions To Keep In 2015

12-Jan-2015 | Liz Brenner

I admit it – I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions.  Usually because they involve limiting myself in some way that is supposed to make me “better.” For me, this approach only lasts a

How Leaders Can Help Their Team Run With Purpose

8-Dec-2014 | Liz Brenner

As described in SAP’s Talent Management Case Study, the Run with Purpose campaign highlights these passions by showcasing employee purpose stories. Run with Purpose asks you to reflect on what yo

3 Reasons To Get Off The Career Ladder

11-Nov-2014 | Liz Brenner

Several years ago, I made a pretty major career shift. I had been on an upward career track – each move promoted up a level and taking on more, steadily moving up the ladder.  But I found, the high

Don’t Do This To Find A New Job

4-Nov-2014 | Liz Brenner

A few years back I received a connection request on LinkedIn from someone I did not know. I’m not a person who gets bothered by this or who turns down random connections. I see LinkedIn as a great t

5-Step Formula To Take The Social Media Plunge

28-Oct-2014 | Liz Brenner

One of my most favorite parts of my job is getting to work with senior executives interested in taking the plunge into social media. Usually they know they have to do something but don’t know where

Two Words I Banned This Year

21-Oct-2014 | Liz Brenner

At the beginning of our volleyball season this year, I went over the ground rules with the 5th and 6th grade girls that I coach. The list included the standard ground rules like listening to the co