How to transform conflict into a fresh start.

How to transform conflict into a fresh start.

Saying “tell me more” can transform a conflict into a fresh start.   When you disagree with someone, the most courageous thing you could do is simply say “tell me more”. I’ve been thinking about communication skills again lately. With so many polarizing issues...
Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Make better decisions by making time to reflect every day

Having a regular practice can give you the time for reflection. I was invited to participate in a Zoom meeting with Joseph Badaracco, Harvard Business School professor and author of Step Back. The discussion and book is about the importance of reflection and how to...
Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Why you should examine your views in times of crisis.

Reexamine your views To create change, we have to reexamine our own views and actions in light of a pain that is deeply felt but too often ignored.  ~ Tim Cook, CEO of Apple The need to “reexamine our own views” are probably some of the most insightful words spoken by...
How to design the next chapter of your life

How to design the next chapter of your life

Whether you’re new to the workforce, feeling stuck or preparing for your encore career, it’s time to check your compass. Your compass has four categories: Life, Work, Health and Play. Ideally all the categories should feel full but in periods of change which happens...
Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Six steps to develop the right habits to support your identity.

Set your sights on a bigger goal like to live a healthy and happy life.  I’ve been reading the book by James Clear called Atomic Habits lately. I know you’re probably thinking another book on how to change your bad habits. However, it’s about more than just changing...