I want to belong here

I want to belong here

Recently I lead a training of high caliber leaders doing a lot of good in the world. Some team members were new to one another, so during introductions I asked, “What are you hoping for today?” The newest team member said, “I hope I’m accepted here and...
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All the feels

I’m in yet another season of deep and intense emotion, which is entirely inconvenient for my Enneagram 8w7 self. My preferred way to move through the world is skimming the surface of my interior emotional landscape. I’m happy to feel the good feelings, but...
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Change means 2 things

On Monday my family found a new place to live. Today is my kids’ last day of school. Tomorrow we move in to our new home. Even though we’re only moving a few miles away, it still feels like a major move. I’m SO excited for a beautiful, new home so I...
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The most important person you lead…

Who would you say is the most important person you lead – your direct reports, followers, boss, kids, co-workers? It’s you. You are the most important person you will ever lead. The strength and effectiveness of your leadership is directly correlated to...
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What Mother’s Day can do for you

In case you’ve missed the onslaught of advertisements and sales, Mother’s Day is this weekend. If this weekend is complicated or laced with grief for you, you are not alone. Every year I share a word on Mother’s Day because I’m intimately aware...