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Women Inspiring Women

Xania Khan, a former People Lab Panelist, put my name forward for this feature. I’m grateful!

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Confirmation Bias

Want to talk about Confirmation Bias? My kid was out in the backyard looking for signs that Leprechans were around last night – and finding them. Scraps of paper that the wind has blown into our yard, must be from Leprechan gum. Finding a particularly thin wisp of grass – must be a Leprechaun hair. […]

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An Ikigai Framework

This is a westernized framework, based on a Japanese concept called Ikagai ‘the reason you get up every morning’ The idea is that each of us has one true purpose or calling that we must search for. We hear this all the time in North America, the idea that if you figure out your passion […]

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Walking & Talking

I’ve been wanting to offer coaching sessions combined with walking for a while but having my child home most of the last year, didn’t really allow for it. He’s back in school, so I’m excited to offer this to my clients! There is a proven connection between walking and clearer more creative thinking, so what […]

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Impact over Intention

Something to think about as you build your own self-awareness as a leader: Understand your impact versus your intention. We tend to judge ourselves based on our intentions, but we judge others based on their impact. What is the gap between your intention and your impact?

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Imposter Syndrome and/or what else?

Personal and Professional development doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Part of coaching is looking at the systems and environment that exist and how they support or challenge development and change. #impostersyndrome #executivedevelopment Excellent article by by Ruchika Tulshyan and Jodi-Ann Burey. https://hbr.org/2021/02/stop-telling-women-they-have-imposter-syndrome

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When the tools are not enough.

I get to talk to my clients regularly about the role their own mental health plays in their executive presence and their leadership development. For some, the idea of ‘thinking about feelings’ and ‘feeling about thinking’ is new and challenging work, for others it’s a comfortable space to grow and reflect. As the hashtag #bellLetsTalk fills my […]

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Reflection Calendar

This is one of the incredible tools that I use with my clients that was developed by David Peterson, of 7 Paths Paths Forward. ______________________________________________ Reflection is scalable – you can target it to something as small as a single meeting or moment in time or as large as your personal mission in life or […]

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Starting something new.

It’s supposed to be challenging. Remember when you were learning how to drive? The thousand things running through your head? Check the rearview mirror, check the side mirror, check the blind spot, where are my hands, where is the car in front of me going, look where I want to go, slow down into a […]

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Reading List

Leadership The Power of Moments, Chip Heath & Dan Heath Reinventing Organizations, Frederic Laloux Culture Hacker, Shane Green Dare to Lead, Brené Brown We Need to Talk, Celeste Headlee The Adversity Advantage, Paul G Stolz, phD and ErikWehenmayer Drop the Ball, Tiffany Dufu Managing to Change the World, Green and Hauser The Fearless organization, Edmondon […]