McDaid is senior vice president of Leadership & Management Resources at The Council. She has two advanced degrees: a Master of Science from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts from Hofstra University. In 2013, she was recognized as one of the industry's "Game Changers" and was featured in Leader’s Edge magazine as part of The Council’s 100th anniversary celebration.
Brokerage Ops How to Make Sound Decisions
There are internal and external factors that influence decision making. You can ...
March 1, 2023
Brokerage Ops View from a Helicopter
To succeed in today’s confusing and complex environment, leaders must see what...
December 1, 2022
Brokerage Ops Anomie Is the Enemy
Now, more than ever, leaders must exhibit skills that might not come naturally, ...
September 29, 2022
Brokerage Ops From Unaware to Ally
Anyone can be a diversity, equity and inclusion ally. You just need to get start...
February 28, 2022
Brokerage Ops An Ancient Philosophy for Modern Times
Stoicism brings tools for both personal and professional resilience.
October 1, 2021
Brokerage Ops Code Word: Conscience
Q&A with G. Richard Shell, Scholar, Author and Consultant
August 31, 2021
Brokerage Ops How to Have Inclusive Conversations at Work
Here are some conditions for success, a RACE framework, and a Council member exa...
June 1, 2021
Brokerage Ops Don’t Bother with Diversity if You’re Not Inclusive
These helpful tips can ensure your D&I efforts don’t go to waste.
March 31, 2021
Brokerage Ops Curiosity Killed the Cat. Or Did It?
Organizations that encourage continuous learning will reap the benefits.
November 30, 2020
Brokerage Ops What Does This Make Possible?
Reframe vexing problems and think beyond the constraints of the moment.
July 8, 2020
Brokerage Ops In Difficult Times, Look for a HERO
Psychological capital may be the key for success during times of crisis.
May 31, 2020
Brokerage Ops Resilience in Difficult Times
Now more than ever, we need model leaders.
April 27, 2020
Brokerage Ops Mapping a Better Candidate Journey
Creating an Amazon-like recruiting experience is your first step.
March 25, 2020
Brokerage Ops How to Be an Effective Sponsor
There are eight key steps all organizations should promote.
September 16, 2019
Brokerage Ops Mentor vs. Sponsor
Who is truly the advocate needed by mid-level professionals seeking to move up t...
August 14, 2019
Brokerage Ops Business Acumen Matters
Two human resource experts explain how a deeper understanding of the business ca...
November 29, 2018
Brokerage Ops Flexible Leadership
The ability to adapt to change, including shifting roles, is critical.
August 30, 2018
Brokerage Ops Cave Dwellers
Are the naysayers in your organization causing more disruption than you think?
July 16, 2018
Brokerage Ops How to Recognize and Quantify Potential
Use a road map to get a leg up on your competition and retain your talent.
May 22, 2018
Brokerage Ops Read the Numbers
Understanding financial concepts is crucial for managers and sales professionals...
March 27, 2018
Brokerage Ops Culture Is Your Business
Reduce turnover by engaging employees with a refined company culture.
February 28, 2018
Brokerage Ops Finding Happiness, Even at Work
It’s a season of stress. Here’s how to find happiness in the chaos.
November 30, 2017
Brokerage Ops Right Under Our Nose
We don’t always see the potential leaders in our own organization.
October 27, 2017
Brokerage Ops The Human Connection
A successful negotiation engages your emotional intelligence.
September 29, 2017
Brokerage Ops The Vision Test
Don’t be blindsided by your inner, self-inflicted visionary.
February 27, 2017
Brokerage Ops Bounce Back Up
Real leaders continually recharge their batteries and encourage their staff to d...
October 24, 2016
Brokerage Ops Out of Focus?
Organizing your tasks and time can help you stay focused on the tasks that truly...
October 6, 2016
Brokerage Ops Threatening Your Job
Bad habits hold you back and harm your team. Here’s how to change that.
August 28, 2016
Brokerage Ops What Was the Question?
Do you fail to ask questions when you should? Or do you fail to ask the right on...
July 27, 2016
Brokerage Ops The Amazon Effect
Your competition is anyone who provides a better customer experience than you.
March 29, 2016
Brokerage Ops Four Patterns of Great Leadership
This truly is The Right Stuff. What makes the great so great?
February 23, 2016
Brokerage Ops Three Lies and the Truth
Here’s where to start to develop leadership from within your organization.
February 1, 2016
Brokerage Ops The League of Extraordinary Leaders
They repeatedly master their skills and can literally double your profits.
November 24, 2015
Brokerage Ops Pearls of Wisdom
With the right oysters, you could become a Rockefeller.
October 30, 2015
Brokerage Ops Boomers Ponder the Selfie Generation
Brokers who mentor millennials and use their technological prowess get a leg up ...
September 27, 2015
Brokerage Ops Let’s Talk Dirty
The dirty little secret great business leaders already know.
September 24, 2015