What really matters in this moment?

What really matters in this moment?

It’s a beautiful spring day. It’s the first beautiful spring day. And just as I was about to settle into my to-do list and heaping “got to get this done” pile, a friend texted me. “You up for a walk?” Now, I know that I didn’t have time to take a walk. There were...
Three things you must do to be more productive

Three things you must do to be more productive

If you are like me, there are many days when I look up from my desk, see that it’s 4pm, and wonder where the day has gone. There are days when I feel that I have been productive, swimming along and checking things off of my to-do list, and I feel great. There are...
Do you need to shift? Do this.

Do you need to shift? Do this.

Have you ever sat at your desk and realized that you just spent the last fifteen minutes staring at your computer screen stuck? From time to time, I find myself hitting a wall at work, usually mid-afternoon, and often when I am faced with a looming deadline or...
Do you need to shift? Do this.

Do you need to shift? Do this.

In these extraordinary and challenging times, we are focusing the Thoughtful Leaders Blog on topics that we hope will be most helpful now, such as: self-care, mindfulness, teaming and communicating virtually, moving through fear and uncertainty, and, as always,...