What If Wednesday – What if…we create space?

What If Wednesday – What if…we create space?

I have discovered that my congenital lateness never had to do with traffic or other people. I manage to be late to meetings when all I have to do is sit in the same spot and change the zoom link. It has to do with me packing too much into every minute of the day.  I...
What If Wednesday – What if….fail on purpose?

What If Wednesday – What if….fail on purpose?

In the start-up world, a frequent mantra is “Fail, forward, fast.” To those who don’t live in that space, in other words most of us, it sounds strange. For most of us, the goal is success, not failure. But what if success comes from failure? From...
What If Wednesday – What if …we default to trust?

What If Wednesday – What if …we default to trust?

I know it’s hard. I hate heights but love parasailing. The view and freedom are amazing. But it is all about trust. Trusting the harness. Trusting the boat and the cable. Trusting those on the boat to send you up, guide the boat and bring you down safely. You...
3 Tips Thursday  – Let it Go – to get it

3 Tips Thursday – Let it Go – to get it

I had to celebrate Frozen 2 today. Can’t wait. Though, like you, I suspect I don’t ever need to hear the song “Let it Go” again. Ever. But I did and continue to learn from it. Several weeks ago, I was all wound up about a meeting that I thought I should be included in...
3 Tips Thursday – Leadership from the Camera

3 Tips Thursday – Leadership from the Camera

Did you miss me last week? I actually took a vacation. Saw great friends in three states, painted some art and took some photos. When I was taking pictures, I realized how much the advice I have from doing photography is a pretty good prescription for life. Here are...
3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

3 tips – not Thursday. Death by 1,000 cuts

This week I had the privilege of working with two organizations who are doing cutting edge work in transforming lives for people in need. They also have a ton of small details and required expectations to address. All too often, they find themselves bogged down in...