6 Steps Towards a Clarity Cleanup

6 Steps Towards a Clarity Cleanup

Along with the rapid pace of change and uncertainty in today’s workplace environment, we have noticed an epidemic of sorts — the dire need for a clarity cleanup. With leaders and teams moving so quickly, there is less time spent on the fundamental steps of defining a...
What we can learn from Rick Rubin on communication, boundaries, and wanting people to like us

What we can learn from Rick Rubin on communication, boundaries, and wanting people to like us

“Can we make it less cold?” I was listening to legendary record producer Rick Rubin’s appearance on the Dax Shepard podcast, and Rick uttered that simple phrase. Out loud. I could feel my body tense up, and the runaway train that is my brain was well out of the...
It’s Time to Clear the Clutter

It’s Time to Clear the Clutter

It’s Time to Clear the Clutter I have long advocated for focus and simplicity. The desire to purge that which is no longer useful (thank you Marie Condo) has led to evaluation and action across every area of my life. Does this bring me joy? Does this still serve me?...
Gifts

Gifts

I was about 15 years into my career when my coach asked me what my super power was – silence. I had always struggled to identify my gift, my super power, what made me special. My older sister and others were such naturals. Their gifts were so apparent. She is clearly...
Supporting Sustainability Leaders

Supporting Sustainability Leaders

When I was in graduate school at Case Western Reserve University in the now MPOD program, one of our core areas of study was sustainability. It was my first exposure to concepts like the triple bottom line and the beautiful book Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough....
Words Matter

Words Matter

If you have spent any amount of time with me you have probably noticed that words matter to me. One of my most impactful memories from graduate school at Case Western Reserve University was when David Cooperrider introduced the idea that words create worlds. I have...