Culture

No Time to Rush

You chase what’s next. And miss what’s here.   You forget that these are real human beings. That life is happening. Personal stories are unfolding. Your story too. Right now.   Do you see?   Check this. When you look back on yesterday, what do you remember? Did anything move your heart? Did anything change? Were Continue reading No Time to Rush

“We are the Story” – The Beauty of Leading in Community

“Community happens when people give their best to achieve a common purpose because they appreciate, enjoy and care deeply about the people with whom they are serving.” Consider some of your most powerful, emotional and memorable work and life experiences. For many of us our “best moments” involved accomplishing something challenging while working alongside people Continue reading “We are the Story” – The Beauty of Leading in Community

Powerful Visualization Questions that can Kick-Start your Culture Change

A significant challenge to inspiring culture change is shifting the focus from a rational, mental exercise, (we should do X to get result Y), to an emotional, personal orientation that generates a high level of excitement and energy directed towards the desired outcome. In other words, we try to “fix” the culture by using our heads Continue reading Powerful Visualization Questions that can Kick-Start your Culture Change

Leading in Community

Community happens when people serve and care for one another in the pursuit of a common purpose. Genuine means to be free from pretense, affectation, or hypocrisy; sincere: a genuine person. Communites are built on genuine connections. Genuine connections are real. They are honest. They embrace. They are hard. They hurt. They fear. They love. Continue reading Leading in Community

Making space for pain…

  There’s this thing that happens at work that I find to be unnatural and unhealthy. We experience it as the pressure to be OK all the time. That no matter what’s going on, when we come to work, we should have our happy face on. We should leave the rest of our life and Continue reading Making space for pain…