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Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

"That's not the way we do things around here!" We have all heard that (or maybe you have said that!) sitting around the table, whether it is a new boardroom or team table, community table, or dining room table. Groans, whether audible or inner, follow. How do we leverage legacy while innovating?...

From Flooded to Focus: Enjoy the Rewards!

Focus, in these times? We live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Culturally Complex & Ambiguous world, which includes actual floods as well as our brains flooding. The effects on us? self doubt, eroded confidence and difficulties with focus. We are bombarded with 11 million bits of info per moment and...

How to “Painlessly” Pierce Overinflated Ego for Greater Results

Ego! "I want to know how to convince them of the truth! (they are wrong)!" the leader told me in our initial coaching session, when I asked him to give me an example of his goals of improved negotiation and partnerships. Alarms sounded in my head. This insistence on being right sounded like an...

“Hati Hati” or “Care Care”: It’s a Jungle!

Balinese street signs conveying caution or danger say "Hati Hati", translated "care care". What a loving sentiment-to "care" rather than recoil from danger. My dad always said, "Have fun with care," which I have echoed to my children. And we have! With the uncertainties we experience today we may...

How to Motivate & Engage Yourself & Others

How to motivate and engage yourself and others in 3 steps comes up frequently as I coach leaders and their teams. We look at motivational Monday with some inspiring quotes and images and it goes beyond that, right? This blog came out of my reflection on coaching several United Nations leaders in...
Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

"That's not the way we do things around here!" We have all heard that (or maybe you have said that!) sitting around the table, whether it is a new boardroom or team table, community table, or dining room table. Groans, whether audible or inner, follow. How do we...

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From Flooded to Focus: Enjoy the Rewards!

From Flooded to Focus: Enjoy the Rewards!

Focus, in these times? We live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Culturally Complex & Ambiguous world, which includes actual floods as well as our brains flooding. The effects on us? self doubt, eroded confidence and difficulties with focus. We are bombarded with 11...

read more
“Hati Hati” or “Care Care”: It’s a Jungle!

“Hati Hati” or “Care Care”: It’s a Jungle!

Balinese street signs conveying caution or danger say "Hati Hati", translated "care care". What a loving sentiment-to "care" rather than recoil from danger. My dad always said, "Have fun with care," which I have echoed to my children. And we have! With the...

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How to Motivate & Engage Yourself & Others

How to Motivate & Engage Yourself & Others

How to motivate and engage yourself and others in 3 steps comes up frequently as I coach leaders and their teams. We look at motivational Monday with some inspiring quotes and images and it goes beyond that, right? This blog came out of my reflection on coaching...

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How to Move Past Perfectionism Paralysis to Reap Rewards

How to Move Past Perfectionism Paralysis to Reap Rewards

Perfectionism: Is That Too Much to Expect? While we might smile at this perfectionism subtitle because we know it is impossible to achieve, many find ourselves at least at times expecting perfection of themselves and those around them, especially executives and...

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Let Go for Agility & Success: Shed to Blossom

Let Go for Agility & Success: Shed to Blossom

How are you letting go for agility and success in our rapidly changing VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Culturally Complex, Ambiguous) world? What are you letting go of: Perfectionism? Being right? Fear? Resentment? Clutter? Outdated systems? Control, or power over, rather...

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Nightmare or Honeymoon? How to Use Your Magic!

Nightmare or Honeymoon? How to Use Your Magic!

How do you use your "magic" to determine whether you experience a nightmare or honeymoon? I offer two ways below. Many of my leadership, team and mentor coaching clients and I first experienced global conflicts (Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and the other 108 armed...

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Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

Leverage Legacy while Innovating: Do Not Lose Out!

"That's not the way we do things around here!" We have all heard that (or maybe you have said that!) sitting around the table, whether it is a new boardroom or team table, community table, or dining room table. Groans, whether audible or inner, follow. How do we...

read more
From Flooded to Focus: Enjoy the Rewards!

From Flooded to Focus: Enjoy the Rewards!

Focus, in these times? We live in a Volatile, Uncertain, Culturally Complex & Ambiguous world, which includes actual floods as well as our brains flooding. The effects on us? self doubt, eroded confidence and difficulties with focus. We are bombarded with 11...

read more
“Hati Hati” or “Care Care”: It’s a Jungle!

“Hati Hati” or “Care Care”: It’s a Jungle!

Balinese street signs conveying caution or danger say "Hati Hati", translated "care care". What a loving sentiment-to "care" rather than recoil from danger. My dad always said, "Have fun with care," which I have echoed to my children. And we have! With the...

read more
How to Motivate & Engage Yourself & Others

How to Motivate & Engage Yourself & Others

How to motivate and engage yourself and others in 3 steps comes up frequently as I coach leaders and their teams. We look at motivational Monday with some inspiring quotes and images and it goes beyond that, right? This blog came out of my reflection on coaching...

read more
How to Move Past Perfectionism Paralysis to Reap Rewards

How to Move Past Perfectionism Paralysis to Reap Rewards

Perfectionism: Is That Too Much to Expect? While we might smile at this perfectionism subtitle because we know it is impossible to achieve, many find ourselves at least at times expecting perfection of themselves and those around them, especially executives and...

read more
Let Go for Agility & Success: Shed to Blossom

Let Go for Agility & Success: Shed to Blossom

How are you letting go for agility and success in our rapidly changing VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Culturally Complex, Ambiguous) world? What are you letting go of: Perfectionism? Being right? Fear? Resentment? Clutter? Outdated systems? Control, or power over, rather...

read more
Nightmare or Honeymoon? How to Use Your Magic!

Nightmare or Honeymoon? How to Use Your Magic!

How do you use your "magic" to determine whether you experience a nightmare or honeymoon? I offer two ways below. Many of my leadership, team and mentor coaching clients and I first experienced global conflicts (Ukraine, Israel/Palestine and the other 108 armed...

read more