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Reflections on the Art of Being Human at Work.

A Skill Set for Life “An effective manager-as-coach asks questions instead of providing answers, supports employees instead of judging them, and facilitates their development instead of dictating what has to be done.” – Herminia Ibarra…
Looking Back at the Horizon Line “Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.” — Zen Kōan Have you ever looked up and realized that where you are now is where you…
Adapting & Setting Limits “Our gut feelings are often the first to tell us there is a problem with someone’s behavior. Pay attention to your own gut when you’re in someone’s presence, or when…
Considering “There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche One of the things that stood out to me in this conversation with Brad Feld…
Finding Your Ground “Compassion practice is daring. It involves learning to relax and allow ourselves to move gently toward what scares us. The trick to doing this is to stay with emotional distress…
Taking Joy Into Your Hands “Give up all the other worlds except the one to which you belong. Sometimes it takes darkness and the sweet confinement of your aloneness to learn anything or anyone that…
When Your Soul Comes To Take You Back When the rhythm of the heart becomes hectic, Time takes on the strain until it breaks; Then all the unattended stress falls in On the mind like an endless, increasing…
Magic and the Unquantified Life “Real fearlessness is the product of tenderness. It comes from letting the world tickle your heart, your raw and beautiful heart. You are willing to open up, without resistance or…
The Ones That Stand Behind You “Our greatest responsibility is to be good ancestors.” – Jonas Salk We get so much from those in our family tree that came before us. In 12 generations over 400…
What Are You Modeling? “One of the most important unspoken unnamed parts of being a leader is modeling.” – Jerry Colonna Leaders arrive at a certain point in their company’s trajectory wondering not only…

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