I’m enjoying some time onsite this week with a group of emerging leaders. And I am so impressed. Their insight into the tricky sources of pressure gave me some great info to share with you today. How often do we blame extra work, stress, and tension on external...read more
Inspiration for my blogs seems to strike me in lots of places—some more obvious than others. But in this case, I was visiting a butterfly exhibit in Rochester, NY and had kind of an “aha” moment to share with you. So today we’re going to talk about...read more
“If you don’t have an obvious passion, follow your curiosity.” – Elizabeth Gilbert I have found that telling people to follow their bliss or follow their passion can be problematic—what if you don’t know what your bliss or passion is?...read more
Let’s take a moment and think about our life as a river. For some reason, we think what we want or need is upstream, against the current. And to get what we want, we have to constantly paddle, work hard, and burn ourselves out trying to keep up with whatever it...read more
It can be really hard to get what it is you want from your personal or professional life if you just don’t know what you’re after. And if you’re working to get what everyone else wants because that’s what you think you’re supposed to do,...read more
Everybody is struggling with work/life balance. Or at least, everyone thinks they are. It is a battle to hit that perfect balance—since it’s always a moving target. But not only have we convinced ourselves that balance exists, we insist that people around us...read more
Let’s all rethink the idea of “having it all”. Starting at a young age, we have been led to believe that the definition of success is indeed “having it all.” But what does “having it all” really mean? What is “all”? Sure, many of us successfully...read more
I have been encountering more young people (college age or early career) who are feeling put off by the idea of giving everything they have to a job or career they’ve worked so hard to achieve. The level of work they’ve put in isn’t something they...read more
For many of us, leadership is something that we work on, invest in, and apply to our work lives only. Let’s challenge that paradigm a little bit and shift our thinking to see how we can apply those leadership skills to life outside the office. What do these...read more
Have a big goal you’d like to achieve? I know I have a few! Let’s talk about how we can utilize this simple tool to make reaching those goals that much more realistic. Disclaimer: I know not everyone is out to lose weight. I chose this example because...read more
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