I Need Your Input.

I Need Your Input.

Some of you may know that I’ve been working on another book this year. I wasn’t sure I was ready to write it, but once I started, it came pouring out of me. That’s how it is sometimes. In some ways, writing it was the easy part. Now, I need your input. My mom was...
Genuine Gratitude

Genuine Gratitude

I’m not one for the traditional gratitude posts. It’s not that I don’t feel or practice gratitude. More that I want to do it a little more privately than what gets splashed across social media. That’s just me. I’d rather express my gratitude for people to them...
The Mental List

The Mental List

It’s easy to get caught up in the rush at this time of year. All sorts of holidays are just around the corner with their traditional busyness and chaos. Many organizations ramp up into high gear, trying to finish projects and deliverables before the calendar year...
Rubber Band Boundaries

Rubber Band Boundaries

I get the impression that some folks feel boundaries should be a “set it and forget it” kind of situation. But that’s never been my experience. Relationships are so much more nuanced and complicated than that. I heard a phrase a few weeks ago that made sense to me. I...
Stay at the Table

Stay at the Table

I was sitting with a new group recently. We got on the topic of uncomfortable conversations. People react in a variety of interesting ways to them. Those reactions reflect hard wiring, personality, and life experiences, as well as the culture of your organization. It...
How He Walks Through Life

How He Walks Through Life

My first-born child will exit the teenage years on Monday. I’m not one of those moms that laments the early years of childhood. Turns out I enjoy the teenage years a lot more. As I think back over our 20 years together, I realize how much this kid continues to amaze...