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July 12, 2024

Do This One Thing to Run Meetings More Effectively

The meeting started innocently enough. A group of leaders sat around a table. The CEO’s EA passed around an agenda to the 9 people present while […]
June 12, 2024

Do You Want a Culture of Safety? Bet on Presence Over Reactivity.

Being present and aware in our day-to-day life makes us generally less susceptible to accidents. This is true in all areas of our lives. If we […]
April 29, 2024

Care Longer

In 2024, approximately half the world’s population will be impacted by some form of a national election, according to Time Magazine.  Since the beginning of this […]
April 18, 2024

Connected Teams – Setting a New Standard for Leadership, If You Choose

Over many years of experience with work, sports and volunteering, the idea that “we are a team” has almost always been operating in many of the […]
February 28, 2024

Conflict – An Act of Inclusion and Wellbeing?

I hear all the time from leaders “my team is conflict averse” or “so and so is conflict averse”.  I wonder, what do we mean when […]
February 7, 2024

Social Health: A Challenge for Leaders

How can leaders in any organization support mental and emotional health? While most leaders are not mental health experts, they can become skillful and accountable for […]
November 27, 2023

Gratitude: A Pathway to Connection

Almost fifteen years ago, I participated in a 90-day self-development challenge, with about 20 other women, which invited us to take on behaviors and actions that […]
October 30, 2023

Leadership Lessons from Zombie Movies

I have a secret love of zombie cinema, and while that isn’t usually relevant at work beyond “what have you been watching lately?” watercooler chit chat, […]
October 27, 2023

The Vulnerability of Inclusive Leadership & Purposeful Disruption

 “When I dare to be powerful — to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I […]
May 15, 2023

Why AI Will Never Replace Our Emotional Intelligence

The Human Touch: Why AI Will Never Replace Our Emotional Intelligence Recently, I was with 3 colleagues in the Midwest for a 3-day, in-person meeting we […]
April 27, 2023

How to Handle Disappointment Like an Archaeologist

In 1994, Britain’s Channel 4 aired what would be the first of 20 seasons of a show called Time Team. The premise is simple: a team […]
April 13, 2023

Insights on Humanity From an AI ChatBot

It’s not absurd to say that we are bound to laziness. From inventing the wheel and discovering the fire, to instant messaging, humans have been consistently […]
April 13, 2023

The Ripple Effects of Emotional Agility

Most leaders can reflect on their past and quickly find times that they wish they could have a “do over”. When we are reactive and not […]
February 21, 2023

What Inspires Engagement for Younger Generations

As a Millennial who has been talked about by older generations (and now observes and talks about the younger ones), I’ve listened and been part of […]
February 16, 2023

The Organic Cycle of Rhythmic Leadership

It was impossible not to get nostalgic in times of isolation. At the time of writing this text it was Sunday and the day was beautiful. […]
September 15, 2022

What If Doing Less Could Improve Your Profit Margins?

It’s a worn-out trope to say that everything, these days, is about “more,” and it’s worn out because it continues to create problems. As technology evolves […]