Practical Wisdom from George Washington’s Timeless Leadership Qualities

Practical Wisdom from George Washington’s Timeless Leadership Qualities

In a time where anybody can portray themselves as anything they want, especially with social media, many of the foundational values we should admire no longer seem to matter. But as we look to the skies to celebrate another year of independence, these lost values should be bright in our eyes like fireworks.  The morals and characteristics exhibited by a great leader like George Washington are more important than ever in order to combat the [...]
Daily Rituals for Resilience

Daily Rituals for Resilience

How to build daily rituals into your life, for resilience and joy There are simple daily rituals you can incorporate into your life to build more resilience - the foundation for your overall happiness in life. True resilience is more than bouncing back from twists and turns in life. True resilience is a built-in foundation that allows us to flow with the change and use it to grow. The way we learn to do that, [...]
Facing the World with A Broken Heart

Facing the World with A Broken Heart

We can’t just move on but we CAN just love one another The loss the people in Uvalde, Texas experienced is not something to move on from. There is no moving on. There is no space in the future that will ever exist, where this tragedy isn’t reality.  Yet there must be some forward momentum - and how do we do that?  I have never been someone to pretend to have all the answers. That’s [...]
Making Resilience Your Strategic Advantage

Making Resilience Your Strategic Advantage

How to build resilience into the fabric of your business and success Too many organizations hold a narrow view of resilience as mainly ensuring short-term, operational continuity during crises.  True resilience is more expansive: It’s a company’s capacity to absorb stress, recover critical functionality, and thrive in new circumstances. Resilience is not merely an operational consideration — it’s a potential strategic advantage that enables companies to capitalize on opportunities when competitors are least prepared.  Organizations [...]
The Warning Signs of An Empty Resilience Tank

The Warning Signs of An Empty Resilience Tank

How to know when it’s time to pause What are the warning signs of an empty resilience tank? In my experience, there are four primary indicators that tend to show up each time my resilience tank is running low. They don’t always show up in the same order but, without fail, they will show up one after the other, until I have no choice but to pause and take inventory.  Too Tired to Rest The [...]
Leadership Guide for Creating a Trauma-Informed Workplace

Leadership Guide for Creating a Trauma-Informed Workplace

What comes to mind when you hear “safe spaces”? For me, it’s a feeling of comfort, security and knowing I can truly be myself. A sense of being home. For many of us, especially lately, work is home and home is work. We spend so much time working that our coworkers become family and our offices an extension of our living space. We multitask at work with personal chores and pepper our dinner conversations with [...]