Chaos Is A Gift

During this time of sanitizing wipes, hands made raw from washing, and lighting many a candle, let’s take a page out of the playbook of a global team our firm has worked with for many a moon. Their success is built on a myriad of strengths which include the ability to navigate chaos with courage and wisdom, using it as a catalyst for transformation.

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Courage Based Confidence

Nailing the numbers does not change lives. Leaders need to go within, own what is theirs, and discover the 4 ways to enhance courage that deepens emotional wholeness and spiritual strength.

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Curiosity & Empathy

Curiosity helps us to be more present to ourselves, empowering to our colleagues, and open to our loved ones. When it partners with empathy there is no end to how it enhances engagements, trust, and courage in the workplace and life.

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Peace Out

Yes, goodbyes are hard. The time leading up to them is often even harder as we wrestle with what is working and what is not, and the temptation to get out of dodge as quickly as possible weighs on us.

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Being Radical

Self-care is ultimately about living well which includes not negating responsibilities and being mindful of our impact on others.

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We Are Only As Sick As Our Secrets

Telling the so-called truth is further exacerbated by the fact that talented, hard-charging, highly valued, ambitious professionals know stuff. And they want to share their experience and hard-won wisdom with others.

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The Power of the Porch

Last month, my team and I gathered together with an executive team whose members came from all parts of the globe for an offsite meeting. As the facilitator, I knew the time together had to be powerful, high-energy, and valuable in order to warrant three days away from the office for this group of hard-working, high-performing leaders.

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Apologizing Well

Apologies are hard. And often times, quite frankly, the ones we get suck. There are blaming apologies. Excuse-laden apologies. Clueless apologies. There are few, all-in, I-get-what-an-ass-I-was apologies.

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The Ultimate Connection

How we look at the cross is how we deal with suffering – ours and that of others. How we sit with our suffering and the suffering of those we love deepens our connection.

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Moving Away From Self-Deception

I’m sharing some lessons learned from the front lines of high school; wisdom that reminds us of the importance of being accountable and stepping away from self-deception that can be so comfortable:

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Connection: A Super Power at Work & Life

We are wired to connect. Our brains (hearts/bodies/spirits) need connection as much as we need safety and basic nourishment to survive and thrive. And since we spend a tremendous time with our workplace “family” it is important to know that connection can literally enhance engagement, productivity, profitability, and talent retention.

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Listening Deeply

Listening Deeply creates miracles. And, first it requires a daily, if not a constant commitment to turn toward ourselves with acceptance and compassion so we can evolve.

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Curiosity

Curiosity is a leadership super power. It is also a journey of inquiry into ourselves. It helps us to discover our essence, explore what we have been taught, strengthen what is working, and address what we can change. It is a call to wake up and evolve.

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Standing In The Gap

Life is messy. It has the tendency to kick the livin’ snot out of us. And sometimes, as Connected Leaders, we run out of gas. It is during these times that we need the supportive people in our lives to step in.

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Chief Well Being Officers

Making employees feel cared for is the single most powerful contributing factor to their well-being, loyalty, and performance at work. It also fosters trust, the cornerstone of effective and healthy organizations.

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Chief Well-Being Officers

ing employees feel cared for is the single most powerful contributing factor to their well-being, loyalty, and performance at work. It also fosters trust, the cornerstone of effective and healthy organizations.

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Transforming Through Change

This time of year, many young people graduate, saying goodbye to the familiar to start a new and uncertain chapter. Graduation offers us a unique opportunity to reflect on what we have learned about ourselves.

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Like An Aspen Tree

In a world that won’t stop talking, how many of us are truly connecting? Considering our plugged-in frenzy, are we sacrificing connection for self-promotion, swipe left’s, and likes?

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Why Alzheimer’s Is A Thief

Greg had always been nothing short of fastidious, organizing his closet by color and style. Nothing was ever out of place. Indeed, it made him hard to live with at times.

Then things started to change.

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