5 Tips for Effective Listening
Listening is much more than just hearing words or reading body language. We now have the ability to communicate more frequently with more people than ever before. And yet, there […]Read More
Are you being heard?
We’ve heard it before. Providing ongoing feedback throughout the performance management process is a wise investment that can pay huge dividends. Just-in-time feedback can leverage our training investments, bridge the […]Read More
What is the blue pearl?
I’ve heard that meditators often see a blue pearl of light just the moment before enlightenment. They say that blue pearl represents the potential of the Universe. The blue pearl […]Read More
Young Women: The Hope of the World
I believe young women are the hope of the world. And my heart goes out to them—especially to those in college today. Our collective future is uncertain. Our world is […]Read More
Creative Resistance (aka Procrastination)
I’m going to write my book. I think I’ll just start tomorrow. I find it intriguing how we can excel at transforming our creative urges into creative resistance. It takes […]Read More
What is your purpose?
I used to believe life was about using your talents. I hated uncertainty, chaos, and unpredictability. All I had to do was figure out what my talents were and develop […]Read More
Doing what the world needs
What are you focusing on this year? What you want from the world—or what the world needs of you? Many of us make resolutions or intentions that move us towards […]Read More
What’s Possible with “No”?
Someone mentioned to me in an interview this week that “No” can shut down the future almost as fast as it’s spoken. Their belief: that the word throws up a […]Read More
I think we’ve hit wabi-sabi season. The season to practice honoring and accepting the natural cycle of growth, decay and death. The time for a simple, uncluttered paring down to […]Read More
Working with coaches has given me amazing opportunities to experience what it is to think together. Not the same as talking together. Or listening deeply to each other. The conversations […]Read More
Finding Your Voice
Every once in a while, someone will ask me about how to find their voice. That elusive quality in their communications that would have people say, “Now that sounds like […]Read More
What Stops You from Writing?
As much as we want to write, sometimes we covertly work against ourselves. I’m not talking about writer’s block. I’m talking about attracting circumstances that test our commitment, our resolve, […]Read More