Newsletter: Are you inadvertently planning to fail?

We had a fascinating week last month in which we facilitated strategic planning for three high performing teams under very different circumstances: What struck me was that, while these organizations differed in industry, geography, and perspective, their core needs were the same. They wanted to achieve alignment around their new, post-pandemic visions. And they valued our practical approach of quickly translating…

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Ted Conferences: Benefits of a coach at work or in life

In a recent Ted Conferences video, Atul Gawande said, “Great coaches are your external eyes and ears, providing a more accurate picture of your reality.” We couldn’t agree more. At Mountaintop, even our coaches have coaches, to ensure we are always improving. View the full video here.

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“Strategic Career Management Post-Covid” Workshop With LCLD

LCLD Fellow Alum and Mountaintop Consultant Rosa Maria Villagomez shared tools for reaching long-term career goals in a “Strategic Career Management Post-Covid” Workshop as part of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s On-The-Road series.  Thank you to Alyssa Yun, Nichole Velasquez and Sarah Alexander for inviting us to be a part of this fantastic event…

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Congratulations on your promotion, Selena!

Join us in congratulating Selena Salinas on her promotion to Senior Project Coordinator! Our clients consistently remark on how easy Selena makes projects. From simple reminders to tracking down answers to hard questions, her client-centric approach is always evident. Selena, thank you for your tireless work for our team and our clients. Your positivity, drive,…

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How do you learn to view failures as opportunities?

Learning to view failures as opportunities is a useful way to build resilience and eventual success, but it is easier said than done. If you’re working on building this useful muscle, start with others. Identify someone you admire and examine what happened after a key failure in that person’s career or personal life and how…

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