Resilience is the Result of Saying the Thing That Needs to Be Said

When someone’s behavior is causing tension, fear can easily get in your way of having an honest conversation with them about how they’re showing up.  While you might generate your own unique set of fears for the situation you’re in, there is one that pops up often: What if it goes horribly wrong and I … Continue reading Resilience is the Result of Saying the Thing That Needs to Be Said

That Time When You Know You Should Go Out and Get Feedback, Yet You Don’t. 

In our lives we often know what is “good for us,” and yet we don’t do it.  Eating healthy. Getting enough sleep. Disconnecting with our phone and connecting with loved ones instead.  As a leader, you may know it is “good for you” to go out and get feedback from your team - sustaining a … Continue reading That Time When You Know You Should Go Out and Get Feedback, Yet You Don’t. 

Humility, Curiosity, and Getting On the Same Page

In my role as a leader, a partner, a mom, and a person on this earth, I am constantly in danger of believing that: I know more about a problem presented to me and how to solve it than anyone else in it. I know more about what is needed for a project or initiative … Continue reading Humility, Curiosity, and Getting On the Same Page

How My Inner Fixer Thwarts Empowerment (and what I’m doing about it)

Tomorrow, on our official "Wednesday Leadership Article" day, I'll be sending out a piece that has a more nuts and bolts, immediately applicable approach to understanding how to empower someone or get empowered.  Please stay tuned for that! Today, I'm adding to the collection of stories we've been sharing that highlight different perspectives on empowerment from … Continue reading How My Inner Fixer Thwarts Empowerment (and what I’m doing about it)