Slow it down and keep it real

Slow it down and keep it real

A recent blog post on the HBR Daily Alert caught my eye, the title of which was “It’s time for a slow conversation.” We are huge proponents of Thoughtful Leadership™ – taking the time to reflect, assess, and lead with more intention, purpose, and...
Is there such a thing as good stress?

Is there such a thing as good stress?

As an executive coach I have seen more than my share of stressed-out people – leaders charged with implementing massive change, managers struggling to turn around dysfunctional teams, individuals doing their best to achieve difficult goals with far less resources than...
Decluttering your December

Decluttering your December

It’s that time of year again – December – when three months’ worth of work, meetings, social events, and tasks are crammed into one. Everyone is trying to “close out” the year and piling on to calendars. It doesn’t have to be that way – or it can at least be less...