What can Leaders do about Racial Inequity? – June 30, 2020

The world is changing, and as more and more people shift their awareness around racial inequality, I am grateful to ...
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“The work of anti-racism is becoming a better human to other humans” – Austin Channing Brown – June 22, 2020

When George Floyd was murdered a few weeks ago, I was disgusted, angry, frustrated, scared…and paralyzed.  When the protests and ...
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New Emotions Bubbling Up? You’re Not Alone — Here’s How to Handle It – June 4, 2020

For most of us the global pandemic and the shelter-in-place order has been incredibly challenging and brought up a lot ...
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The Relationship between Productivity and the Pandemic – May 27, 2020

Have you noticed that your productivity has decreased in the last couple of months? If so, you’re not alone, not ...
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Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Virtual Team – May 6, 2020

One of my favorite resources for team cohesion comes from thought leader, author and founder of The Table Group, Patrick ...
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Holding the Tension Between Emotions During this Pandemic. Plus: Mental Health Reminders and Resources – April 17, 2020

How are you?  No. Really.  How are you?  “Fine.”  Nope.  It doesn’t work anymore.  We don’t yet have a word ...
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Welcome to the weekend! It’s Time to Refuel – April 10, 2020

Welcome to Friday!  You made it to another weekend! I invite you to focus on refueling your tank (or filling ...
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3 Ways to Step into Leadership During the Shelter-in-Place Order – April 2, 2020

“Look for the helpers.” - Fred Rogers Now, more than ever, the world needs leaders. Many people are feeling confused, ...
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Check Your Bias at the Door – February 25, 2020

Recently, I’ve been hearing story after story about missteps that senior leaders made that shut down the productivity and engagement ...
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Do You Live Your Life Based on Someone Else’s Expectations? – February 10, 2020

In my last blog post, I reflected on what it means to begin a new decade and how rich the ...
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The Opening of a New Year and a New Decade – January 2, 2020

I’ve been thinking about the number 2020 and to me, it feels bold, big and strong. The number itself feels ...
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The Closing of a Year and a Decade – December 16, 2019

This is the time of year when our minds tend to wander into the future. We write goals, make plans ...
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How You May be Shutting Down Diversity of Thought – December 2, 2019

My last couple of blog posts have focused on difficult conversations and offered strategies and ideas for how to courageously ...
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How to Bravely Step into a Difficult Conversation – November 25, 2019

Recently I wrote about Rumble Starters, a list of phrases compiled by the brilliant Brene’ Brown with the intention of ...
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How to Start a Tough Conversation – October 30, 2019

In my last blog post, we looked at some of Brené Brown’s 10 Barriers to Courage, which are obstacles to ...
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Are you “Opting Out”? Why Courage is the Key – October 15, 2019

In my last blog post, “Proven Strategies to Create a More Inclusive Workplace", I discussed specific and proven strategies companies ...
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Proven Strategies to Create a More Inclusive Workplace – October 1, 2019

I’ll start with the good news: over the last several decades, our society has made incredible progress toward creating and ...
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What Exactly is Diversity and Inclusion? – September 17, 2019

When you stop to think about it, what exactly do the words “diversity” and “inclusion” mean? What does it look ...
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How the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Has Lifted Us All Up – July 26, 2019

When the 2019 US women’s soccer team won the FIFA World Cup in France on July 7, our country, and ...
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Diversity and Inclusion: Am I In or Am I Out? – June 24, 2019

Last month, I attended Boulder Start-Up Week, a free, five-day event to celebrate the thriving start-up culture in my home ...
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Why We Need to Talk About Diversity and Inclusion – June 17, 2019

I know that diversity and inclusion can be a prickly topic.  Let’s take a collective deep breath. Are you ready ...
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What’s the Big Deal About Executive Coaching? – May 22, 2019

I know so many people right now who are working with coaches and I couldn’t be happier. Not solely because ...
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Why You Should Celebrate Your Wins – May 6, 2019

Last month I wrote about The Powerful Lessons of Getting Lost and why it can be a good thing to spend ...
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Six Tips to Become the Leader You Want to Follow – March 25, 2019

Early in my career, I found mentors everywhere I looked and loved to grow my leadership capabilities with their support ...
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The Powerful Lessons of Getting Lost – March 11, 2019

I’m always fascinated by the common themes that tend to pop up with my clients. One week they’re all tackling ...
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How to Bring Your Humanity Back to the Workplace – February 18, 2019

Erica Keswin, author of Bring Your Human to Work: Ten Sure-Fire Ways to Design a Workplace That’s Good for People, ...
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Make 2019 the Year of Vulnerability – February 3, 2019

The end of one year and the beginning of another often bring about significant changes. This year, my clients experienced ...
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Here’s Why It’s So Important to Take Your Vacation Days – January 21, 2019

According to the Project Time Off study, State of American Vacation 2018 , more Americans than ever are using their vacation ...
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Resolve to Reflect in the New Year – January 7, 2019

If you’re like most of my clients, you’ve been preparing for Q1 2019 since early September. You’ve spent months worrying ...
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A 360-Degree Assessment that Delivers Truly Valuable Results – December 17, 2018

When you hear the term, “360-degree assessment,” how do you feel? Do you want to run for the hills? Most ...
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Are You Fostering a Psychologically Safe Environment with Your Team? – December 3, 2018

In 2012, Google launched Project Aristotle, a research endeavor aimed at discovering the secrets of successful teams. The dominant belief ...
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Is It Time to Reboot Your Leadership Style? – July 24, 2018

Over the past 25 years, companies have made considerable improvements in workplace safety, sustainability, and environmental stewardship, yet employee well-being ...
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What to Expect from Expansive Leadership Coaching – April 16, 2018

When I work with a client, I bring my whole flawed, far-from-perfect self to the relationship and I expect them ...
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Conquering the Fear of What Comes Next – April 16, 2018

Four years ago, I walked away from a corporate job that was literally killing me. It was one of the ...
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