17 December

Becoming a more Conscious Conversationalist

Becoming a more Conscious Conversationalist

The most important tool in your toolkit for being a Conscious Conversationalist is being a good listener.  Skilled listeners are able to listen deeply.  What is deep listening?  It’s simple: deep listeners make a conscious choice to open their ears and close their mouths. In order to listen deeply, we need to genuinely care about…

17 December

Leave a Legacy

Leave a Legacy

Not too far from our office, a 400-year-old bonsai tree grows in the National Arboretum.  What’s remarkable about this tree is not its age, nor its beauty.  The most incredible thing about the tree is its legacy. Every day since 1625, someone has lovingly cared for this tree, watering and pruning it, regardless of the…

17 December

Help Your Leadership Garden Grow

Help Your Leadership Garden Grow

Conscious leaders are good gardeners.  They understand that most people have an inherent desire to learn and grow.  When we invest in ourselves, we can help others find their hidden abilities.  When we are generous with our time, knowledge, and relationships, we can get at the heart of planting golden seeds in others. Consider these…

6 December

Build a Shared Consciousness

Build a Shared Consciousness

We all have a yearning for belonging.  Being part of a community makes us feel good.  We are simply happier and more productive when we are part of a group.  But how does it feel to be “connected” to everyone and no one at the same time? Our digital world is full of disconnection, loneliness,…