Are You Listening Or Listening-Thinking?

By | February 12th, 2018|General|

Listening, really listening, is so critical to understanding. Understanding allows us to give more fully, generate insights, and engage in collaboration. Of course, we all listen. Here’s why I’m bringing this up today. I’ve been noticing that  I am rarely [...]

Attention Before Intention

By | January 15th, 2018|General|

Last week, I shared my three words, one of which is intentional. Over the week, I've been noticing the opportunities to be more intentional. From the obvious work meetings and phone calls to conversations with my husband and family to [...]

Make Time to Think

By | September 11th, 2017|General|

I do not know anyone who complains about having too much time to think. Rather, it's often the exact opposite. And, the most important topics (e.g., vision, strategy, people, career, etc.) get the least about of really good thinking time. [...]

Uplift Your People With A Couple of Words

By | August 28th, 2017|General|

The last couple of weeks, I've been doing workshops on soliciting, giving, and receiving useful feedback. The client is initiating building a feedback-rich culture. I was walking out of the building with an employee who attended a workshop that day. [...]

Are You In A Pressure Cooker? Feel Your Hands and Feet!

By | June 12th, 2017|Creation Process, General, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

I am reposting this 2012 piece along with some guidance I received from my visiting yogi brother last week. My brother is one of the most grounded people I know. His energy is calm. He is a high achiever without [...]

5 Lessons for Responding to The Next Wave of Change

By | March 12th, 2017|General, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Sustainable Change, Teams, Your Emotional Self|

This post was first published on October 24th, 2011. It's hard to consider just how much change we've been through since then and that is surely yet to come! Does it feel like you are at the beach with yet another [...]

Kindness For Craziness

By | August 15th, 2016|General|

It's summer. Are you on a mental break? I had my vacation in early July, so I'm back into full swing work. And, this last week I started to get a little crazy with myself. Why weren't things happening as [...]

Be-Have More Collaboratively

By | August 1st, 2016|General, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

In the last two weeks, we talked about the difficulties in creating collaboration and the five structural ways to support collaboration. Today, we are going to talk about what most people start with—how to behave. I like this word, because it [...]

Shifting A Lens of Self-Concern

By | July 10th, 2016|General, Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results, Teams|

Do you look through a lens of self-concern? I do. And, I'm sure you do as well. The bigger question is whether we can all set aside that lens to focus on concern for our teammates, colleagues, clients, customers, investors, etc. [...]