Get what you want Wednesday….Ask for it

Get what you want Wednesday….Ask for it

Today I start a new decade. But it totally snuck up on me. I never actually celebrated the last one so it has seemed like I’ve been 40 for 20 years. Not lying about my age ever but internally, utterly unaware and unconcerned. Covid-19 has made me more aware but...
What If Wednesday – What if…there are 86?

What If Wednesday – What if…there are 86?

There are 86 days left in 2020. That’s it. I don’t know about you but I am still not sure where the year went. Did we actually have spring and summer? I think most of the year went to waiting. Waiting to understand the pandemic. Waiting to open. Waiting to...
What If Wednesday – What if ….we stop waiting?

What If Wednesday – What if ….we stop waiting?

I think a lot of us use waiting as a form of procrastination. I’ll do it when it stops raining. I’ll do it when quarantine ends. I’ll do it when I retire. I’ll do it when the kids are older. All that waiting is actually about postponing the decision. Then we can say...
What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

What If Wednesday – What if …. we open up?

It feels like this week has been a year long.  It’s so tempting to hunker down and retreat. To contract. But I wonder if it is really a time to open up and expand. When we hunker down, we protect ourselves but we also lose connection, lose support, and lose the...
3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

A couple of weeks ago, I held the annual Don’t Await It, Create It conference. We talked about where there is purpose and meaning in our work. Some felt like their job was to rearrange deck chairs on the Titanic. Some days amazing things happen and we know we make a...
Who Are You and Who Cares – Feb 2015 news

Who Are You and Who Cares – Feb 2015 news

IN THIS ISSUE *  Who Are You and Who Cares? *  What’s Julie Up To? WHO ARE YOU AND WHO CARES? Who we are as leaders is as important as what we do. And all those we lead or work with care. That may seem like a tall order but anyone can be taught to act in a...