Author: Mardi Winder-Adams

Mardi Winder-Adams is a Divorce Coach, Credentialed Distinguished Mediator and a BCC Executive Coach. She has a background in management, education consulting, and professional training and is the founder of Positive Communication Systems, LLC.  

The Hidden Cost of Top Promotions For Women Leaders

by Mardi Winder-Adams Women struggle to find a place amongst the C-suite positions in companies of all sizes and across all industries. In the United States, women account for less than ten percent of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies, which is a staggering level of inequality. While the fight for equality in upper-level management in […]

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Tall Poppy Syndrome Is No Bed Of Roses

by Mardi Winder-Adams  While you may not be familiar with Tall Poppy Syndrome, it is a common issue in most workplaces. Tall Poppy Syndrome can occur within any organization or company. It is commonly associated with women in the workforce, but it can also impact men. Specifically, this is a set of behaviors that negate […]

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3 Ways To Effectively De-escalate Workplace Confrontations

by Mardi Winder-Adams  It is one thing to have time to prepare for a challenging conversation, but quite another for a verbal ambush in the hallway, breakroom, or the lobby of your office. Unfortunately, your coworkers and employees often spring these loaded conversations at worst possible times. Before looking at what works, let’s take a […]

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