The Elephant and the Rider

Last week, I participated in a Reinvention Lab conducted by Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva.  It was a fascinating experience focused on building a future-ready organization. Nadya led us through a series of exercises based on a personally-selected real-world business. To my surprise, one of the first exercises we engaged in addressed  the emotional component of change. …

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Don’t Judge Me

Judgement demands punishment. – David Kessler I was arrested by these three words when I heard Kessler make this statement in an interview with Brene Brown. Becoming unoffendable has been an intention I’ve been working on for yours. Is it even possible? Probably not, but it’s a worthy goal. As a trainer that specializes in …

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A Fresh Perspective

Pablo Picasso stated, “It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” By his own admission, it took Picasso a lifetime of unlearning to discover his  unique style. Most of us can attest to the reality that unlearning demands as much discipline as conscious learning. It is …

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Finish Strong

It’s common to celebrate beginnings. But most people don’t have a strategy for finishing, much less finishing strong. Should you sigh and just be glad it’s over? Should you grieve? Should you dance? When it comes to closing out a year, I’ve developed a habit of doing a year-end review. Experience has taught me that …

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5 Steps To Creating Conversations that Build Bridges

The cultural climate in America in these days following an extraordinarily divisive election is unsettling at best and chaotic at worst. We are all weary of accusations, contention, and downright malicious talk. Behaving with “malice toward none and charity toward all” might sound overly optimistic and highly improbable. But those are the words spoken by …

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