Connection

Lead With Me

What I want for you. I want you to be happy. To learn. To grow. To be your best. I’m for you. I want to help overcome your struggles. Heal your hurts. I want you to feel cared for. Connected. That you belong here. That we need you. That this is worth doing. I want Continue reading Lead With Me

The Language of Teams

Working with each other. Working for each other. Two statements that evoke a very different perspective. A very different emotion. Working with each other is the language of proximity. We sit in the same office, work on the same project or are part of the same process. To the degree we need things from each Continue reading The Language of Teams

“Yes, You Do Want to Go There” Why Leaders Should (but often don’t) Ask the Hard Questions

You don’t want to go there. And you really need to go there. Organizations are full of dark currents. Words left unsaid in the moment they were needed. Now rising up unresolved from the corner conversations. Hanging in the air like clouds full of lightning. Until they burst on the scene unexpected. Crashing through our Continue reading “Yes, You Do Want to Go There” Why Leaders Should (but often don’t) Ask the Hard Questions

Leading in the Shadow of a Doubt

Without doubt, there would be no faith. And if no uncertainty, where is the joy in overcoming? We all carry doubt. But doubt is not the enemy we sometimes make it out to be. Especially when it comes to leadership. In fact, doubt can serve us if we let it. How do you perceive doubt? Continue reading Leading in the Shadow of a Doubt

The Little Big Things in Leadership

This beautiful comment from Julia Katsivo in response to my post titled “Do You Know Why You Lead?”, inspired this topic.  “For me the answer would be that it’s my nature. As I walk, I nudge, pick-up, lift up, lift off, slap backs and give hugs to those who need a little hope to find the Continue reading The Little Big Things in Leadership