My heart hurts. My guess is that so does yours. What is happening in our world is disturbing, disappointing, and downright unacceptable. We are all in this life together and we ALL have the same value. I had no control over being born a Caucasian female. I have no control over the family I was born … [Read more...] about Leadership MUST start earlier
Are you the parent of a teenager? Do you know teens who just stand out in their leadership skills and abilities? How about those teens who quietly lead in the background, know any of those? I am a big believer in working with kids at an early age to teach them about emotions, how to problem … [Read more...] about Teaching teens to be leaders
What the HECK is a sheeple? Is that even a word? As a matter of fact, it is now an official word. A sheeple is someone who blindly follows others. Are you a leader who tends to be more sheeple than leader? If you said yes, why is that? Are you fearful of making good decisions about your … [Read more...] about Don’t be a sheeple
Over the weekend I had the chance to do some deep dive work around leadership and business and what became apparent to me was that we need even more creativity and innovation now. Over these past many weeks, I have coached many leaders feeling the desire to move through this pandemic in new ways … [Read more...] about Is it a pivot or a revival?
When I performed on stage a lot, I usually took an entire ballet class before stepping onto that stage. Why? I needed to stretch my body and get my mind ready for the performance. Dancers stretch a lot because injuries hurt and propel you backwards. We often don't like to go back, forward is a … [Read more...] about Did you stretch today?
Many of us are entering week four of staying at home in the midst of this global pandemic. How has it been going for you as a leader, for your team, and for you personally? I’ll tell you what I am experiencing and hearing from many leaders now. Many people have shifted into a pandemic anxiety. … [Read more...] about Being successful in challenging times
Don't fear it face it! In these challenging times with many world issues creating fear above and beyond our normal fears, it is critical that we don’t lose sight of what fear is and how it impacts us. Leaders feel fear. Followers feel fear. I love how Brené Brown (2018) in her newest … [Read more...] about Flow with the fear
In a world full of fear and self-doubt, it is amazing how far we COULD have gone if we pushed through those negative emotions and ideals. Right now, our world is full of negative energy – political views and challenges, viruses spreading around the world, war and outbreaks of fighting and protests … [Read more...] about Taking that first step