Sit Less. Play more. Move!
When did playing become passé? Our bodies and brains are amazing machines. They deserve to do their best work.
It’s Moon to Me
Try this…stand in front of your mirror, look yourself in the eyes, and in your best outside voice say, “I WANT TO BE SEEN FROM THE MOON!“. How does that feel? Big? Bold? Audacious? Powerful? Just like you are… It’s 2023. It needs to be a big year. Let’s make it a big year together. […]
Letting Go of the Banana
The countdown has begun to welcome 2023. Let go of the banana! Sometimes we just need to let go of things so we can be free; free to see new pathways, new opportunities and new experiences.
Seeds of Change
Being a parent is hard. Being a single parent is harder. Being a single parent of a young adult male during a pandemic is a test of resilience, patience, and of course, comfort zones. When I turned 18, I went off to college where I made some friends, did a bunch of dumb shit, learned […]
A Circus Mind is the Best Medicine
Currently, 5.3 million Americans are living with disabilities stemming from traumatic brain injury (TBI), including problems with cognition, movement abilities, sensation, and emotion. My friend Ashley is one of those 5.3 million. I met Ashley this summer at a partner acrobatics event, a sport I have a great passion for and a community I’ve been […]
Sitting on Cactuses
It’s time to start writing again. After a year of consciously challenging comfort zones, both personally and professionally, I’m welcoming the new year feeling like maybe, just maybe, the positive energy I’ve given and received in the process will serve me in ways I never imagined. I have a confession. I’m an introvert (some people […]
The Road to Agile Leadership – Part Two: Learn Something New
In part one of this series we discussed trust, the foundation of agility. Hopefully you picked up a few ideas or validated some things you already had in your leadership toolbox. Now let’s move on to part two. Learning Dave was a solid operations manager. His region performed well and he had good tenure on […]
The Wizard of Oz – A lesson in change and navigating uncertainty
How many people are feeling like over the last few months they’ve been transported from the comfort and stability of home to an unknown world via a tornado of global events? I would imagine that’s pretty much everyone. The good news is that if we all get on the yellow brick road, navigate the obstacles […]
What can history’s greatest explorers teach us about COVID-19?
Like many of history’s greatest explorers, we have had what seems like insurmountable challenges placed in front of us. From financial health to personal health, to the safety and well-being of others, charting new territory is certainly not for the faint of heart. COVID-19 has forced leaders to reevaluate how they show up for others […]
Diversity & Inclusion. So What?
The journey of personal change and development