Powering Down

Powering Down

My posts are always inspired by someone or something. This one was originally inspired by the pastor of our church, John Slye, in the context of spiritual growth. Over the past year, I’ve been ‘preaching’ a very similar message in a very different context: helping...
What We Learned

What We Learned

What comes of spending three days with two coaches and (most importantly) a group of people who share ambitious and courageous goals for life and leadership? In their own words, here’s what our participants told us that they learned: New Strategies for:  Improving...
Blindsided

Blindsided

When is the last time you felt blindsided? How did it make you feel about the person who blindsided you? To “blindside” someone is, by definition, to attack someone where they are vulnerable or uninformed. In a business setting, people are blindsided every day as a...
The Cost of Conversation

The Cost of Conversation

Communication. Conversation. Dialogue. Just this morning one of my clients asked me – in a fit of frustration – why her leadership team was having the same conversations over and over again. Have you ever felt that way? Have you ever had your words twisted, regretted...
Tell Me Your Story

Tell Me Your Story

One of my favorite TED talk quotes is from a fellow coach, Chalmers Brothers: “You and I, and all of us: We are confronted with events…events at home, events at work, events with our kids, events in college, events at the beach – events. And what we do as a human...