Happy New Year! These moments when we mark transitions can be both helpful and not helpful. It's helpful to think about what I want more or and what I want less of in the New Year, but it's not helpful if I believe that somehow I'm going to be a different person. If we really want to change … [Read more...] about Just do you.
Awareness It isn't enough to simply be aware of how you feel in any given situation. If you are a leader (or a parent/teacher/mentor) then you ought to also be aware of how that feeling looks and feels to others. Does anger always look angry? Will happiness always look happy? Must fear … [Read more...] about Scared and Scary
The root of all heartache Shakespeare once wrote that "expectations are the root of all heartache" and I think he's right. For anyone who's been watching the recent news cycles on the new mutation for Covid, you've probably felt some strong emotions. If you expected this all along, you might … [Read more...] about Expectations (and wishing for bad luck)
"Close listening occurs when we're fully engaged in the here and now" -Steven Kottler I help people find ways to communicate their ideas and their strategic perspectives clearly, simply and persuasively. There are many important elements to making your points sound persuasive to another party, but … [Read more...] about What does it mean to listen?