24 October

Live Your Higher Purpose

Live Your Higher Purpose

Conscious people bring their best selves to everything they do, and have the courage to challenge others to be good human beings – with their families, work teams, and communities. Living your purpose allows you to merge doing good with achieving your goals whether you are a teacher, a parent, a business leader, or a politician. …

11 October

Befriending Your Hijackers

Befriending Your Hijackers

 The Job of Hijackers  In a disruptive and accelerating world, we are all vulnerable to being hijacked. Just about anything can throw us off center – disruptions and distractions, wanting to escape and avoid reality, getting lost in our emotions or simply being blinded by misguided thoughts. Hijackers function a lot like Homer’s sirens. We…

4 October

Putting Your Accelerators to Work

Putting Your Accelerators to Work

Accelerators in Action Let’s take a look at five common accelerators in more detail: Courage In The Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion goes on the yellow brick road searching for courage. Chased by his personal fears, he continuously doubts himself with his tail between his legs at any sign of uncertainty. What he ultimately…

27 September

The Three Faces of Anxiety

The Three Faces of Anxiety

Anxiety is a wake-up call Most of us view anxiety through a purely negative lens. We see anxiety as something to fear and avoid. This thinking is self-defeating and can even make us more anxious. So why is it so difficult to deal with anxiety? It starts with faulty thinking and goes something like this:…

13 September

Inclusion is the Road to Innovation

Inclusion is the Road to Innovation

The Power of Unconscious Bias Any human thought or human creation is based on positive and negative biases. Even algorithms have been shown to have built-in bias because they were designed and coded by humans. The faster the world turns, the more likely we are to fill our minds with biases just to make sense…

30 August

Develop Your Google Mind

Develop Your Google Mind

Activate Your Growth Mind-set When you encounter something new, your brain tries to fit it into the world you already know. By adding more connections and associations, you expand your understanding. This, in turn, emboldens your creativity. Active curiosity strengthens your brain’s wiring. The opposite is also true. If you do not stretch your brain,…

22 August

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

Both/And Thinking Many of us think we live in an “either/or” world. A world colored in black and white, win or lose, us versus them.  Framed in simple dichotomies, this fixed mind-set narrows our vision, limits possibilities, and reduces the number of choices. It affects how we think, solve problems, and make decisions.  A fixed…

9 August

Be Your Own Drone

Be Your Own Drone

Get Up On the Balcony The ability to rise above the din, to see the bigger picture, to hear the bigger story, is more important than ever in our disrupting, accelerating world. Being your own drone lets you see over the horizon.  With this view, you have greater vision, deeper self-observation, and wider discovery.   Like…

2 August

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Brand “You” Think of yourself and your reputation as a brand, like Coca-Cola, Land’s End or Nike. Each has specific attributes and conjures up unique emotions when interacting with its customers and communities. The same is true for you. We are all entrepreneurs, and lead our “You” brands complete with personal values and career aspirations,…

26 July

Press Release: NEW HEALTHY COMPANIES/HARRIS POLL: EMPLOYEES WANT MORE ‘CONSCIOUS’ LEADERS

Press Release: NEW HEALTHY COMPANIES/HARRIS POLL: EMPLOYEES WANT MORE ‘CONSCIOUS’ LEADERS

NEW HEALTHY COMPANIES/HARRIS POLL: EMPLOYEES WANT MORE ‘CONSCIOUS’ LEADERS Leaders Need Greater Awareness to Navigate a Rapidly Changing World, But Many Don’t Know What They Are Lacking ARLINGTON, VA (July 18, 2018) – A strong majority of Americans believe consciousleaders –those aware of themselves, others, and their surroundings– can vastly improve their organizations, yet under…