I think I’m supposed to launch this!  I hear this phrase hundreds of times each year from excited change makers over a hot black coffee, in coaching sessions or on a zoom call. Whenever someone utters this I feel two things simultaneously; excited and sad. Most of...

The past holds us back more than we ever realize.  Success in the past holds us back from risking in the future.  Nostalgia of the past limits our vision of what could be.  Baggage from the past keeps us stuck in stinking thinking.  But the past is not all bad. Some...

Imagine your time and energy fall into one of two buckets; drains or fills. Time is so precious, but it isn’t neutral. Why does this matter? If we can recognize whether activities, environments, relationships and tasks drain or fill us we can plan accordingly....

Meetings are a strange thing. They can be amazing or terrible, a boost or a drain, a catalyst for innovation or an obstacle to morale. Depending on their purpose, structure and timing they can propel teams toward success or devalue the team. The rhythm and purpose of...

Many years ago I began coaching leaders, although I didn’t know what to call it (funny story for another day). Naturally, the coaching was aimed at helping leaders grow their leadership capacity and competencies. But after a few years of coaching I realized every...