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July 12, 2018
Executive Challenge

Loneliness: The Leadership Challenge No One Talks About

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m often asked: what is the hardest part about being a CEO? Although as a CEO you get to shape […]
July 9, 2018
Improving Leadership

Improve Leadership With These 7 Powerful TED Talks

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration and tools for helping others improve leadership. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, […]
June 29, 2018
VAK Anchoring Neuroscience

VAK Anchoring: Become Emotionally Resilient In 3 Minutes Per Day

All day, every day, our systems are flooded with sensory information. These visual, auditory, and kinesthetic cues often recall our beliefs about the world and ourselves (our identity), which […]
June 25, 2018
VAK Anchoring Neuroscience Tool

Reframing: A Tool That Will Empower Your Team Everyday

Our words shape our reality. And they are based on the stories we tell ourselves about the world, ourselves, and others. This is why Reframing is crucial for leaders […]
June 18, 2018
Organismic Rights

Organismic Rights: Are You Honoring Them At Work?

To live in a state of emotional agility more consistently, we need to build the mental muscles of self-awareness. And one of the best ways to increase our self-awareness […]
June 7, 2018
Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility: What Energy Are You Sending?

Emotional agility and resilience give leaders the edge they need to quickly pivot during stressful situations. In a previous blog, we dove into the seven steps to […]
June 5, 2018
Maneuvers Of Consciousness

Maneuvers Of Consciousness: Feel Better In 12 Minutes

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset. What if you could choose how you felt […]
May 31, 2018

Emotional Agility Infographic: Are You Emotionally Agile?

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than […]
May 25, 2018
Inefficient Meetings

The Cost Of Inefficient Meetings

Do you hate meetings? How many times have you sat in a meeting knowing this all could have been handled in an email, phone call or […]
May 18, 2018
How to fix a bad company culture

3 Steps To Fix A Broken Company Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?  Or are you struggling with a broken […]
May 11, 2018
Leadership derailment

Stop Leadership Derailment In Its Tracks With 3 Brain-Based Tools

Often leaders assume that they are leading from excellence and that their team is engaged. The challenge with thinking that you are an awesome leader is […]
May 7, 2018
Executive coaching

Executive Coaching: 7 Signs Great Leaders Can’t Afford To Ignore

All great athletes have coaches, so do most world-class executives. You are a leader. Growth is your job. Executive coaching is the most effective way to see […]
April 29, 2018
Regulate your emotional state

Regulate Your Emotional State: Shift To Feeling Good In 4 Simple Steps

Why do we do what we do? Because it feels good? Nope. Because it feels best. It’s our best choice on our behavioral menu at the given time. “I […]
April 21, 2018
Increase Employee Engagement

Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

Do you want to increase employee engagement? Of course you do. We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use. We also […]
April 7, 2018
Have more fun at work

5 Ways To Have More Fun At Work

How much fun are you having at work? Our brains need passion, play, and release at work. They’re essential to keeping us emotionally connected and engaged, to feel […]
March 27, 2018
Energetic Weight

Embracing Energetic Weight To Improve Leadership: A Case Study

A CEO called me with a compelling challenge: a transfer of power had occurred in her family business, and as the new CEO she needed some […]
March 21, 2018

The Soulshake Of Stephen Hawking

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking March 14th was Albert Einstein’s birthday, National Pi Day, and a day during Brain Awareness Week. March […]
February 27, 2018

3 Daily Actions That Guarantee Work-Life Balance For Leaders

What is your life experience when the work day is complete? Are you spending time doing things that you love or are you too drained to […]
February 16, 2018
Re-engage remote employees

Remote Employees Are Angry: 3 Keys To Re-Engage And Boost Performance

Are your remote team members thriving or suffering in silence? A recent article in Harvard Business Review, by Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, discussed their study of […]
January 26, 2018
Employee Motivation

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

  How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’? According to Gallup, […]
January 16, 2018
Brain-based game changers

6 Brain-Based Leadership Game-Changers For 2018 [Infographics]

  The business environment has changed significantly in recent years, making it even clearer that relentless change is now the norm. Emotional agility is key to […]
December 20, 2017
Company growth

Experiencing Growth? How To Swim Before Your Organization Is Sunk

Are you in the midst of a mergers and acquisitions adventure? Growth can be threatening, but it doesn’t have to be. My client had already acquired […]
December 6, 2017
Recapping accomplishments each year is a powerful way to align employees

Ensure A Great New Year With This Single Key Tool

Endings set up beginnings. Do you send out a recap email at year’s end? Do you show everyone a vision of what you’ll achieve together in […]
November 22, 2017

Great Leaders Have An Attitude Of Gratitude — Do You?

The combination of leadership and gratitude is extremely powerful. Gratitude helps you feel better and see the good things in life. When combined with a gratitude practice, […]
November 9, 2017
Disrespect at work

Why You Aren’t Getting The Respect You Deserve

Feeling unappreciated and disrespected? We’ve all been there. So how can you shift things in your organization so that you can start receiving the respect you deserve? […]
November 3, 2017
Successful Leaders

The #1 Tool Successful Leaders Use To Radically Shift Their Reality

As a leader, in what area of your life do you need to shift from being disempowered to being empowered? We form our own reality based […]
October 20, 2017
Controlling Emotions

The Secret To Controlling Your Emotions — Before They Control You

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our team’s life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset that is unfounded. Emotions Have Energy Thanks to David […]
October 3, 2017

Why Is Resistance A Necessity For Growth?

You may be familiar with the Chinese finger trap. It’s a toy that traps the victim’s fingers (often the index fingers) in both ends of a […]
September 22, 2017

Five Ways To Get Optimal Outcomes From Your Team

What makes a team optimal? Alignment, communication, collaboration, energy management, leverage, trust, and what else? Google did some comprehensive multi-year research on this topic. I’ll refer to […]
September 5, 2017

Derailed By Distractions? How To Get And Stay Focused Now

Where is your focus right now? How present are you? Do you have a little voice in your head listing all the things that you need […]

July 22, 2015

The Connection Between Peace & Power

You’re the CEO of your own life, and maybe even of your own business, so you often have to deal with power. As we go through […]