Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

So as if trying to change the world while having a life weren’t enough in a crazy world, having the holidays tied up in a bow for is the icing on the stress cake for so many. But it doesn’t actually have to be that way. Here are 4 easy tips to get things under...
Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Uncertainty and constant turbulence have become our new normal. For so many of us, whether non-profit leader, government executive, or entrepreneur, it has been a summer of change, uncertainty and opportunity. How can we successfully lead through it? It would be easy...
5 Tips for Thriving in Transitions

5 Tips for Thriving in Transitions

Transitions are the name of the game in 2017. Not just in government but in business and in life. As a colleague at IBM said, “The world has never moved this fast before and will never move this slow again.” Organizational changes are no longer things that happen one...
You Can’t Talk Underwater

You Can’t Talk Underwater

The Olympics are halfway through and I am excited to watch my sport, synchronized swimming. When I was competing as a teenager we were fighting to get the sport recognized. Now when I watch, I am amazed not at how long they athletes hold their breath but about how...
Five Ways Curiosity Makes Leaders Better

Five Ways Curiosity Makes Leaders Better

They say curiosity may have killed the cat, but I doubt it. I do know curiosity has saved more leaders than I can count. Curiosity is all about the inquiry that drives creativity. It’s what sparks innovation. So what should leaders be curious about? Here are five...
Holiday Happiness and a Gift To You

Holiday Happiness and a Gift To You

Ever notice how “Have a Happy Holidays” cards and comments just seem to increase the pressure to be happy and to create a perfect experience for everyone around you? I’m done.  Now, not to the point of not sending out cards that say “have a...