Cancel Culture vs Conscious Capitalism
A few weeks ago, I shared a story about a School Board Chair who stepped down from his leadership role in the wake of backlash against his graduation speech. Some comments reflected a wariness around people being ousted for saying something perceived as offensive, shifting the wrongdoing to the people so easily offended bullying people […]
Conscious Leadership Isn’t Perfect Leadership
Conscious Leadership isn’t perfect leadership. With all the backlash surrounding cancel culture, how to hold leaders accountable is becoming more confusing. Can we hold leaders accountable without “canceling them?” A deeper look into this is coming; I have been pitching an article to major publications on this very topic. In the meantime, let’s ask a different […]
What Are You Willing to Do or Give Up for a Better World?
What are you willing to do or give up for a better world? Unfortunately, my conclusion for the vast amount of Americans is – not much. From wearing masks to foregoing multi-million dollar bonuses that were questionably earned, it seems as a country, we justify a fair amount of the damage we do to people […]
A Realistic Expectation for a More Conscious Career Path
When the world (or your world) is hit by a major catastrophe, it tends to spur you to re-evaluate your life. It inspires re-prioritization. Often, professionals start reflecting on their careers, questioning if the time that they have been investing in a lucrative career has actually been adding any value on a wider scale, and […]
5 Habits That Distinguish Leaders From Bosses
Now that my daughters are on sports teams, I am teaching them what it means to be an athlete. They’re not new to sports; between the two of them, they’ve tried just about everything: swimming, soccer, volleyball, field hockey, horseback riding, basketball, gymnastics, and on and on. Officially now, they are on teams with uniforms […]
A Bold Calling – A Life of Service
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, let’s shine a spotlight on those living a life of service. May they inspire us to perform simple acts of kindness.
If I Die Today, If I Live Another 40 Years
Recently, I’ve been thinking about how precious life is and how it is not to be taken for granted.
How to Manage a Job Search on Top of it All
Before I start, let me be completely transparent- I do NOT have it all together. I feel overwhelmed and behind sometimes (many times.) And, I know I’m not alone – by far! Also, let me give you kudos for taking on change. While I am sure there will be a great payoff for your […]
Change in Altitudes, Changes in Attitudes
I’m driving through the clouds on Skyline Drive right now on my way home with my family after an epic road trip. I’m feeling more grounded, and yet also delightfully detached from my earthly obligations. I’ve had time to reflect on things from multiple physical and psychological perspectives. Sometimes, attachment to a mission or outcome […]
What do you want to leave in 2017? What do you want to add to 2018?
Part 1 of 4 As the year winds down, and holiday activities kick into full gear, not all of us are focused on the reflection that actually comes naturally this time of year, nor are we always thinking about the new year until we make it through the other winter holidays. However, before a commercial, […]