Emotional Agility

“Our feelings are not there to be cast out or conquered. They’re there to be engaged and expressed with imagination and intelligence.” — T.K. Coleman “My problem is that I’m too emotional.” My client sat slumped in her chair. Everything about her drooped, from her expression to her shoulders and likely to her toes, if…

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Fundamentals of Building Trust

“The way to make people trust-worthy is to trust them.” – Ernest Hemingway “I need to build trust. Fast.” These are the words I heard from an earnest executive I worked with this week. She’s in a new business ecosystem which is undergoing immense change. She has an important role and wants to develop trust…

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ShePeak… Women Leaders On The Rise

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin Decades ago, when women began to enter the ranks of leadership in corporate America, they entered not as women, but as men. What I mean by that is that many…

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Top Tips For Building Your Team

Have you ever worked on a team where the energy, drive, and engagement are high, and together you deliver great results? Have you ever worked on a team where there is a lack of connection and communication, and it feels like you’re paddling through pudding to achieve your goals? Teams have their own energies and…

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Happy New Year!

The New Year, which is really just another day or number, traditionally conjures up the fresh blank page, the new possibilities, the opening for untrodden paths and new directions.  And resolutions. I don’t know about you, but resolutions give me a visceral lurch.  When I think of resolutions, I think about something immovable, something set…

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The Present In Presence

I’ve had an on-again off-again relationship with mindfulness. I started practicing some form of meditation in my early twenties and even took classes at University with my best friend, who was in in her first years of medical practice and would keep falling asleep as I stifled giggles at her snoring or we would mutually…

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