“We have met the enemy and he is us” Walt Kelly, From the Pogo comic strip Do you find yourself tugged in two different directions? One direction is comfortable, safe, and known, but boring, tired, or done. The other direction is new, your next big move and scary! It means that you must make aContinue reading “Leadership Moments: Get Out of Your Own Way”
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A Mental Reset
I love this Chinese proverb because it says so much in so few words. It highlights the importance of what kind of light we shine in the world. What we put into our body and mind is what comes out, and what the world sees.
By the time spring comes, most people are sick of winter. We get to shed our winter boots, bulky coats and clothing, and the gloom of winter. We look forward to springtime. It’s a time when we are ready for sunshine and something new-a time of planting seeds (seedtime) and creating beauty.
The Power of One: Make a Real Difference
When I think of the power of one, I think of the honeybee and what one bee is able to accomplish: Individually and collectively a bee contributes to agriculture, food production, the economy, and our well being and health. If bees can contribute so much in their short lifespan, think of the human potential. EverythingContinue reading “The Power of One: Make a Real Difference”
It’s time to re-frame failure. To avoid the word, people have tried to soften it by calling it a setback, major disruption, mistake, error in judgment, etc. Use whatever word you like, it isn’t the word that is the problem, but how you interpret it, or personalize it. The stories below are examples of howContinue reading “Reframing Failure”
Do Leaders Feel Like Imposters?
Did you ever say to yourself that you’re not good enough, that you don’t belong, that you don’t deserve the job, the promotion, the book deal, the seat at the table, etc.? If you have, you are in good company.