Below is a little piece of where my inspiration came from! Bear Hunt, read by Samantha Sander, age 3 and 1/2 “Courage and perseverance make difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – Unknown
Listed below are various activities that can help you navigating change and what’s next Spend time in reflection -journaling, walking, running, meditating Consider where you now give the topic, what do you need to let go of to get you where you want to go Ask yourself what is another way of looking at this Pay attention when things
After a year and a half of increased stress brought on by pandemic worries, changing work parameters, virtual learning, and most of our schedules getting completely upended, it’s not surprising that burnout is one of the main hurdles employees are facing going forward. Next week we’ll talk about what you can do as a leader to help mitigate burnout
Every week when writing this newsletter, I have to combat the desire to write paragraphs on paragraphs with anecdotes, examples, and extra information. Even though it’s tempting to write emails the way we talk, the truth is, often less is more. We think we’re adding value by adding information, but more information can be wasted energy for you and more
A few weeks ago, I had to reschedule a meeting and decided to set it for a Friday at 3. Very quickly during the meeting, I found myself admitting out loud, “so THIS is why I don’t schedule anything important for Friday afternoons.” I was clearly not in my most energized or productive headspace, and it got me thinking about
March Madness is my favorite time of year. Not only does it coincide with the freshness of spring, but it also brings about additional feelings of excitement and possibility, seeing dreams come true and hard work pay off. While watching this year, I came across the Under Armour commercial below, and I knew I had to post about it.
In talking with my social media writer Lindsey Gough about potential newsletter subjects, she said something that struck me as valuable and I wanted to share it here. She said: “Your vulnerability is not unprofessional.” Oftentimes as leaders we want to present a strong, confident persona, so we avoid getting personal or showing vulnerability. But Lindsey is right, showing vulnerability
As Black History Month comes to a close, I want to talk about a strategy to diversify our lives beyond February. Hopefully we’ve all been intentionally reading books by Black authors, consuming media by Black creatives, and/or educating ourselves on pieces of Black history that were absent from our schooling. These things are excellent, and important. But I’d like to
I have struggled with work-life balance challenges long before COVID. If you ask my husband, he’ll tell you I still am. What can I say, I’m a work in progress! These days the lines between home and work are really blurry as people work from home, continue quarantining, and many people still juggling home school/remote learning for their children. I
I was talking to a good friend recently, and she shared a bit of wisdom she had heard. It resonated with me, so I wanted to share it with you. Help is only help if it is perceived as help, otherwise it is viewed as judgement. And no one likes to feel judged or told what to do.