The Hidden Workplace Epidemic – The Role of Grief & Loss in our Culture

In recent years, our world has undergone unprecedented changes, and with these changes, we have experienced profound losses. The COVID-19 pandemic not only took a toll on our physical health but also reshaped our lives in many ways.  As a motivational speaker and leadership development coach, I have observed a hidden epidemic that has quietly crept into our culture – … Read More

Imposter Syndrome’s Roots of Guilt & Shame

Root out the Guilt and Shame of Imposter Syndrome  Lately, I have been hearing a lot of talk about “imposter syndrome.” This concept is not a new buzz word – in fact, it has been around for ages.  According to an article in Psychology Today, psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes coined this term over 40 years ago. … Read More

The Day I Cried On The Big Stage

When I work with businesses to help them become more creative, the first thing I address is how inhibited we all are by our fears. “Get past them”, I’ll say, “and you will reveal your innate creativity”. But I’ll admit, I have been afraid myself. I’ve been afraid that the very idea I’m most interested purveying is so obvious and … Read More

You CAN Pivot Against All Odds

Do you need to pivot right now in any area of your life? Are you ready to reach for new heights in your career or business? Earlier this month I was a guest on Club E where I spoke about Pivoting Against All Odds. Here is a video of the interview with Rick Brimacomb so you can watch it in … Read More

Find the Urgent Missing Link in Strategic Planning

“I don’t get where you’re going with this concept. How will we come to align our goals by the end of the day?” Robert, (not his real name) is looking slightly bemused during the tea break. Robert’s comments are not surprising. I’ve been told many times that my style of facilitating a strategic planning day is unique. I smile and … Read More

Is Your Misalignment Dooming your Team and Your Success?

Changing world conditions, a health crisis, and many other substantial and dynamic culture switches have changed our lives forever. These shifts represent a myriad of challenges. For some leaders, the changes have left them feeling overwhelmed and burned out. In fact, many have been in this state for some time. What these leaders may not realize, is that they are … Read More

5 Lessons Learned from Loss

These trying times have awakened overarching emotions of extreme stress, anxiety, and uncertainty in all of us. Even the most grounded person is feeling this internal unrest. The massive changes happening throughout our world impact our personal lives as well as our business and leadership roles. As I reflect on the current stresses and how it changed my business path … Read More

Untethering from the BS Permanently

Today, it’s time to untether the B.S. permanently! Most of us have one thing in mind when we say “B.S.” Correct? However, what I’m referring to when I say we’re “untethering the B.S.”, is a little different… I’m talking about our Back Stories – those crazy or untrue stories that we believe for ourselves. What is your backstory that you … Read More