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Force, Wonder, Gentleness: Life and Leadership Lessons from a Toddler

Hi, Marilyn O'Hearne with some thoughts about force, wonder and gentleness. Every week I spend time with my toddler grandson, and I'm learning life and leadership lessons with him. I share the image of him holding his Easter bucket, waiting with wonder and expectantly for all the good things that...

Partner for Breakthrough rather than Breakdown

 How do you partner for breakthrough rather than breakdown: hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, divisions, violence? Consider a majestic oak tree beginning to grow by breaking through a tiny acorn, underground, to sprout. It is not always easy and sometimes painful, yet life and growth await...

From “Wrong” to “Chess Game” through Cultural Mindset: New Invitations!

“I want to prove to them they are wrong!” my leadership coaching client said after I asked him for an example of his coaching goals. His goals were improving his negotiation skills and external relationships so he and his organization could be more effective. "I want to prove to them they are...

Want Results like Jeff Weiner, Linkedin CEO? Practice Compassion!

Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner spoke this morning on CBS about how he started his leadership journey where most begin: ego-centric, expecting others to be like him, which limits organizational success. Can you remember beginning your career journey this way? Developmentally, that’s where we are in our...

Judgment: How to Flip It for Improved Decision Making, Relationships

We were smiling, laughing, enjoying a relaxed catching up time together around the table, with cups of tea, my two bright adult daughters and I. Shifting to national news, I said in a “this is driving me crazy” tone, “Can you believe these fear based commercials and how those people are actually...

Partner for Breakthrough rather than Breakdown

 How do you partner for breakthrough rather than breakdown: hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, divisions, violence? Consider a majestic oak tree beginning to grow by breaking through a tiny acorn, underground, to sprout. It is not always easy and sometimes...

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The New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

 The World Breaking Open, rather than falling apart: how are you contributing? In our "Coaches as Facilitators of the New World" roundtable podcast for Sacred Changemakers, we discussed how to contribute to our world breaking open recently, viewing our role as...

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Gateways: How Are You Stepping Through?

"Gateway! I want to go back (or fast forward)!" Gateway, threshold, portal: "passages into or out of a place or condition"(1) "the point at which something starts to happen or change"(2), sometimes magical, time travel, intergalactic. There's a part of me that wishes...

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What Is Your Message to the World (On Your Skin?!)

What is your message to the world (on your skin?!) Joining with others, where could your message, your vision take us, what could its impact be?  If you could "be guaranteed that everyone could hear and understand what you said... what would you say? Make your voice...

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The Power of Vision

Marilyn O'Hearne here today talking about activating the power of vision in unlocking potential, prosperity and peace. We know that vision is a really powerful agent for energizing and inspiring people and moving people and organizations forward. Teams, leaders and...

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Partner for Breakthrough rather than Breakdown

Partner for Breakthrough rather than Breakdown

 How do you partner for breakthrough rather than breakdown: hurricanes, floods, fires, earthquakes, divisions, violence? Consider a majestic oak tree beginning to grow by breaking through a tiny acorn, underground, to sprout. It is not always easy and sometimes...

read more
The New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

The New World Breaking Open: How Are You Contributing?

 The World Breaking Open, rather than falling apart: how are you contributing? In our "Coaches as Facilitators of the New World" roundtable podcast for Sacred Changemakers, we discussed how to contribute to our world breaking open recently, viewing our role as...

read more

Gateways: How Are You Stepping Through?

"Gateway! I want to go back (or fast forward)!" Gateway, threshold, portal: "passages into or out of a place or condition"(1) "the point at which something starts to happen or change"(2), sometimes magical, time travel, intergalactic. There's a part of me that wishes...

read more
What Is Your Message to the World (On Your Skin?!)

What Is Your Message to the World (On Your Skin?!)

What is your message to the world (on your skin?!) Joining with others, where could your message, your vision take us, what could its impact be?  If you could "be guaranteed that everyone could hear and understand what you said... what would you say? Make your voice...

read more
The Power of Vision

The Power of Vision

Marilyn O'Hearne here today talking about activating the power of vision in unlocking potential, prosperity and peace. We know that vision is a really powerful agent for energizing and inspiring people and moving people and organizations forward. Teams, leaders and...

read more