Leadership

To Be a Whole Leader, You Need to Bring Your Whole Self

My husband Jim and I philosophize about life quite often. We get into hours and hours of conversation around topics that I never quite prepare to discuss. I deeply appreciate his wisdom and leadership and find his truths as insightful as if I was sitting at the top of a mountain listening to him as…

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Do You Understand How to Put Your Vulnerability in Action?

I opened my email this morning and the subject line caught my attention. While I didn’t have space in my calendar to watch this video, I found myself clicking on the link, entranced by the story.  So, here I was eating my Good Fat Bar (https://www.goodfat.bar/) at my desk with tears rolling down my face,…

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Blind Spots and How Having Your Own Super Hero Can Help

Even the most driven and success-minded leaders have blind spots. The good news is there’s often a cure for any given ailment. In my business, I’ve found it comes in the form of people who have x-ray vision – the ability to see beyond what is visible. One of my favorite cartoons growing up was “Super…

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Why Being a Vulnerable Leader is a Good Thing

When I first started to write my newsletter, I avoided writing anything that was vulnerable. While I wrote about my personal experiences, in my head I made up a story that people wouldn’t see me as successful if I was transparent.  And, if they didn’t see me as successful, they wouldn’t like me let alone…

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Are You Tired of Going it Alone?

I fell in love with Sandra Day O’Connor in 1991 when she was appointed to the Supreme Court by then President Ronald Reagan. As the 1st woman to serve on the court, I felt somehow secretly connected to her. Over the years, I watched how the media criticized her every move in ways that were different…

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Decisions – Why You Need Your Head and Your Heart Involved

By definition, the human heart is “a hollow muscular organ that pumps the blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation.” In 7th grade science class, I learned human beings have a four-chambered heart, made up of two atria and two ventricles. The heart is also defined as “the central or innermost part of…

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