James Dallas James Dallas is president of James Dallas & Associates and the author of Mastering the Challenges of Leading Change: Inspire the People and Succeed Where Others Fail. ‘Keeping it real’ can derail your careerMay 14, 2018 Emerging LeaderCommunicatingCareerTo get ahead, you have to deal with people who get on your nerves. The 3 secrets to handling a heavy load February 12, 2018 Your CareerWork/lifeLeadershipWhen demands are coming from all directions, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. There’s a time to lead (and a time to step back)November 20, 2017 TeamsWorkplaceLeadership Great leaders use each change, challenge and controversy as learning and teachable moments. 3 ways to succeed in uncertain timesJuly 17, 2017 TransitionsLeadershipPersonal growthOne of the things that life guarantees, regardless of who you are, is that you will face times of uncertainty. That uncertainty can bring on fear, doubt and depression. Shake it off: Don’t let haters stop youMarch 3, 2017 Your CareerCommunicatingPersonal growth“You can’t do it.” “You’re crazy.” “You aren’t smart enough.” “You’re different and you don’t belong.” “It will never happen.” “Why do you want to do that?” Rope-A-Dope: How change leaders get knocked outOctober 14, 2016 OrganizationsWomen’s leadershipCareerWhen leading change, leaders should be on the alert for people who feel change will adversely affect their power, prestige or both. 4 must-have skills to manage changeMarch 8, 2016 Mid-levelMid-CareerWorkplaceTo survive and thrive, every organization must know how to navigate change. Unfortunately, 75 percent of change initiatives will fail, according to McKinsey & Co. Do you have the essentials needed to advance?October 22, 2015 Mid-levelMid-CareerCareerTo get into the c-suite or boardroom, women must S-E-E their way there — with sponsors, executive presence and exposure.