Cultivating a Culture of Mindfulness Within Your Business Higher levels of productivity in the workplace can often lead to higher levels of stress. With deadlines, employee needs, responsibilities, meetings, expectations, etc., everything can get a bit overwhelming. However, taking the [...]
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What the Northern California Fires Have Taught Me There’s no doubt that the impact of the current fires in Northern California is horrific, devasting and downright terrifying for the families being displaced. However, this darkness brings magnificent light from the [...]
Are Power and Control Real? I was having a conversation with a friend recently, and she commented that "power and control are two concepts that don't actually exist". Instinctually, I said that I agreed. The conversation continued and we eventually [...]
Being Real and Aware, You’ll Rarely Overshare Vanessa Van Edwards is on-point as she describes authenticity and the challenges that come with it in this blog. Having real, relevant, authentic connections is something that most of us (hopefully) strive for [...]
How Intuition Fits in the Corporate World Hearing someone described as “intuitive” often conjures up images of psychics, mediums, or the like. Because of this, having intuition in the corporate world may seem odd, but the basic idea behind it [...]
Journey to Find My Purpose If you've been following my blog or occasionally read my articles, let me start by saying I'm going rogue and getting personal in this one. I'm taking off my polished, professional mask and being myself [...]
Practicing Compassion in the Workplace Lately, I’ve been looking at compassion – not just to understand the difference between empathy and compassion but to really, REALLY look at all the ways it can appear. From self-compassion to being compassionate towards [...]
The Power of a Simple Thank You I recently came across an article that caught my attention. It was about how to best customize employee supervision. Each of us has our own unique strengths and weaknesses, but what’s often overlooked [...]
How to Exit an Engagement with Grace At times, it can be difficult to see an engagement come to an end. Perhaps you enjoyed working with your client, had built relationships and effective partnerships, or even felt that the work [...]
Avoiding Awkward Client Conversations as a Consultant No one likes to have their value questioned. That goes for both personal and professional value. Unfortunately, as a contractor, there will be times when your clients start to wonder, “are they really [...]