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...
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  – Expectations

3 Tips Thursday – Expectations

The holidays come with so many expectations. Expectations of gifts, and food and most unpredictable, of people. Some of us have families and workplaces that fit the cultural expectations or at least pieces of them. But most of us don’t really.  Over the years I have...
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 – Stress, Mess, Joy

3 Tips Thursday – Stress, Mess, Joy

Stress. It’s become a competitive sport to see who has the most. It has a terrible rap. It’s deadly, at least for those who believe so. But that’s the thing, it’s not for those that don’t. And it’s highly correlated with drive, passion, motivation – eustress as...
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...