The Case for Humility

Many organizations could benefit from encouraging more humility in the workplace and creating a feedback culture. Read more…

DIPLOMATICALLY: A Guide for Creating Work-Life Balance in the Foreign Service

I am a champion of work-life balance. I believe true success is marrying your personal priorities with your job and making it all work together in a way that helps you live out your purpose. As a working mom I have managed to prioritize my family and still move up in my career. I share my 3 Cs approach for creating work-life balance: Connection, Communication, and Courage.

Foreign Service Personalities Codified: What are you?

The key to successful working relationships is to know the person you are dealing with. I have put Foreign Service Officers (Americans working abroad), local country staff, and Senior leaders into categories based on their personality traits and motivations for going to work, and provided insights on how best to work with each from wherever you are in the organization – as their supervisor, peer, or subordinate.

Promotion Unicorns Study

Do you want to get promoted? I conducted independent research on ‘Promotion Unicorns’, FSOs who rose up the career ladder the fastest, and shared their lessons learned along the way.

USAID Foreign Service Officer, Executive Coach, Master Facilitator


@Yikee Adje