Leadership Coaching

Grow Your Professional Network Into A Success Network

No matter what field you’re in, you’ve probably heard all about the necessity of networking. When we talk about building your network, we’re referring to an interconnected group of professionals (they can be formally or informally organized) with the goal of increasing the effectiveness of each other’s professional activities. Sounds great, right? So why is it that people find something…
thornton304
March 26, 2018
Leadership Coaching

Are You Getting The Most Out of Your Loyalty Points?

  Admit it, I won't tell: as a business traveler, you sometimes wear your miles logged as a badge of honor, right? We all do it! It means we’ve got exciting places to go and important people to see. The main reason we love racking up those airline miles is that many airlines have some pretty great frequent-flyer loyalty programs.…
thornton304
March 18, 2018
Leadership Coaching

Must-Read Professional Book Series: Thrive by Arianna Huffington Part Two: Wisdom

Sometimes, life brings you a wakeup call. Arianna Huffington, publisher, author, philanthropist, and one of Forbes most powerful women in the world, found herself on the floor in a pool of blood. She’d collapsed from exhaustion, breaking her cheekbone and cutting her eye. She was working eighteen-hour days to build The Huffington Post while being a mom of two teenagers.…
thornton304
March 15, 2018
Leadership Coaching

Must-Read Professional Book Series: Thrive by Arianna Huffington – Part One Well Being

Imagine being one of the most successful women in the world, by any traditional measure. Then imagine being so exhausted and sleep-deprived that you collapse and break your cheekbone. As you’re going from brain MRI to CAT scan to echocardiogram, you wonder, is this really what success really feels like?  What if it’s time to redefine success altogether? This is where Arianna…
thornton304
March 8, 2018
Leadership Coaching

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s How You Can Celebrate The Women in Your Life

Why do we celebrate IWD? International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 18, 2018, celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a call to action for making bold moves on gender parity. The world has been celebrating International Women's Day for over a century now, with the first IWD spearheaded by the Suffragettes themselves in 1911.…
thornton304
March 2, 2018
Leadership Coaching

What To Expect In March from 304 Coaching

Like so many of you, I love spring. It’s a time of renewal. The sun begins to show itself more often as winter quietly goes away. It’s those sunny afternoons that make me want to sit on the patio of my favorite restaurant and catch up with friends and family. It also feels like the perfect time to think about…
thornton304
February 25, 2018
Leadership CoachingUncategorized

Do You Have An Internal Networking Strategy?

We all know how important it is to maintain and grow your network as a successful professional. Most of the time though, we’re talking about growing your external network outside of your own organization in the larger community. Many people don’t stop and think about internal networking - that is, networking inside their own company - but it can turn…
thornton304
November 3, 2017
Leadership Coaching

Start Your Goals for Next Year – Right Now!

In many parts of the country, the leaves are changing, people are heading to the pumpkin patch, and the apple cider is flowing - fall is here! And it might feel a little early to be setting goals for the new year. But did you know October is the perfect time to get your goals in order for the year…
thornton304
October 21, 2017
Clifton StrengthsInterview Skills

Land Your Dream Job – Use Your Clifton Strengths When Answering Interview Questions

Even if you consider yourself exceptionally outgoing, personable, and very qualified, job interviews can feel a little uncomfortable. It’s natural to want to make the best impression possible - and that can make it tempting to answer interview questions based on what you think your interviewer wants to hear. What if at your next interview, you leveraged your Clifton Strengths…
thornton304
October 11, 2017
Leadership Coaching

7 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

When you think of an effective leader, what type of person initially comes to mind? Is it someone who’s especially outgoing, who gets energized by large groups of people, with a larger-than-life personality? While these leaders can be very effective, it’s time to reframe our thinking. Introverts are also making waves in leadership positions in every industry. First, let’s define…
thornton304
October 4, 2017