Who is your you?

Who is your you?

This question stops a lot of my leaders in their tracks. They tell me about the stress they’re carrying for their teams, for their family, for their peers, and often for their own boss. Who is your you? Who is the person who helps you carry the stress when it...
Bouncing Forward

Bouncing Forward

I have to start by giving credit for this piece to my Doing (good) Business podcast co-host, Kelly Stewart. As Kelly and I have been talking in the past several weeks, we’ve both seen the topic of resilience making a resurgence. Perfect timing, and I’m...
There is No Rule Book for This

There is No Rule Book for This

That’s a line I’ve said to every one of my clients in the past 3-4 weeks. There is no rule book for a global pandemic. There is no rule book for suddenly having to teach your children while you try to work. There is no rule book for making your in-person...
Call a Thing a Thing

Call a Thing a Thing

Last week I did a webinar for a local company on managing stress in difficult times (difficult times being an understatement for many right now.) The first thing we discussed was calling a thing a thing. For most of us, the question of “How are you?” gets a quick...
Your Leadership is Showing

Your Leadership is Showing

How do I do this? How often should I reach out to my team? How human can I be right now? Who can I go to? These are all things that I’ve heard from clients in the past 2 weeks. Hard truth: none of us has ever done before; therefore no one can tell you how to do...