Why Farming Will Have More Women CEO’s 

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The number of women CEO’s at Fortune 500 companies reached a historic high in June 2017. It quickly fell off. The number was 32 and already it’s down to 27, according to the Wall Street Journal. Several recent CEO departures have led to what Jane Stevenson, leader of Korn/Kerry International, a major succession planning firm, […]

Creating a Culture of Gratitude, For Real

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About a year ago I was a passenger in the Starbucks drive up line with my husband at the wheel. (Note that he hates Starbucks and doesn’t even drink coffee.) As the window opened, my husband grimaced as he handed over my shiny gold, name-embossed Starbucks card to the attendant. She surprised him by providing […]

Staying Connected During the Busiest Time of Year!

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We’re just coming into the season of disruptiveness- wonderful disruptiveness, I realize, as we consider the holidays, time with family, and social gatherings. However, when it comes to business, it can be tremendously difficult to stay on track in November and December. One method to help out is with the correct dose of connectivity and […]

As Featured Today on Forbes Coaches Council Podcast

Create & Develop a More Effective & Efficient Strategic Plan

The big strategic planning initiative is dead. Yes, today there is no need for a 10-year strategic plan or even a five year. Join ACT founder, and executive coach, Sarah Beth Aubrey, as she discusses how to develop a more efficient and effective strategy as part of her new work, Develop and Coach Your Next […]

70 Percent of Lower Middle Market Businesses Changing Hands

ACT Like A Pro Issue 52

I’m excited to announce that next Tuesday, October 30th, I’ll be featured in a podcast on www.forbes.com with the Forbes Coaches Council. I’ll be discussing the value of strategic thinking in an excerpt from my upcoming book (more details on that in November!). As a primer to next week’s podcast, let’s consider the need for strategic thinking as […]

Allies at Work-They May be Different Than You Think

The term ‘allies’ originated during times of war. Coming from the singular, ally, meaning ‘friend’ or ‘trusted one’, the word allies today can take on larger meanings:  a group of trusted peers and friends or people with whom we are aligned toward a common goal. As professionals, those with whom we align impact our social networks and it’s worth […]