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In today’s high-velocity, time-crunched world, the ability to be resilient, reduce stress and maintain a positive mindset is no longer an option. It is a necessary part of our life toolkit. Leaders are looking for that next best practice, that...
We can build the capacity to be resilient during times of stress.   New research over the last 10 years has established that emotions play a much greater role in our health than previously accepted. In fact, HQ (heart intelligence)...
Evidence of happy workplaces is found in five habits that are ubiquitous, palpable and upheld as mission-critical.  Each employee from front line with the customer to the top executive lives each of these 5 habits in varying degrees: Believe, Choose,...
Spring is my favorite season. The promise of renewal after a long Midwest winter is always a delight for the senses. Trees are beginning to bud; flowers begin to burst forth through the recently softened soil. It’s a time of...
Springtime renewal is a unique opportunity to take care of yourself.   A pause taken as we enter the Spring to energize everything you are puts you on a course for harvesting big rewards. Three lively acts really refresh and...
Emotions color all our communication. ALL our thoughts and words have emotion underneath, alongside, carrying our truth and real message.  It’s more often emotions, not words, that communicate context and meaning.  Unresolved emotions generate 90% of conflict. Even when words...
How service leadership can help humanity get out of anxiety and paralysis. How to become a change agent in an uncertain world....
Mindfulness Moving to Mainstream at Work By Lane Michel I heard a leader remark that “mindfulness is just meditation dressed up to make it politically correct for business.”  That leader didn’t want a bunch of employees meditating around the office...
Love is an action. We spend much of our time trying to “figure out” love, wanting what we don’t have yet. It is our deeds that show our love, more than any words or thoughts. It is the action of...
The Art of Self-Love is both powerful and confounding in the same moment, as we’re taught it’s alright to love yourself, just not too much. In fact, the dictionary defines self-love to be an act of egotism. Nothing could be...