Stormborn

Stormborn

  My life changed on August 28th, 2015.  I know our lives are changing all the time, but I’m not being dramatic about this day. It was a profound day for me. It was the day my niece was born. Her sweet brother, Benjamin, had already rocked my world a couple years...
Your #1 job as a leader

Your #1 job as a leader

I know the culture of a team is at risk when communication gets triangulated.  When the leader is hearing about gripes from someone other than the originating griper.  In other words, when gossip starts rearing it’s ugly head.  I call it Triangle Talk. Fostering...
Michael Jordan totally gets both/and

Michael Jordan totally gets both/and

You’re either with us OR against us. It’s either black lives matter OR police lives matter. This week NBA legend Michael Jordan showed us that he totally gets both/and.  The reason I know that he gets it is because he is able to see it in issues that are core to his...
Igniting Acceptance

Igniting Acceptance

“Acceptance is just so…passive.”  I winced.  This was about 3 years ago and I was working with a coach to help me figure out what my “super power” was.  We were trying to come up with two words to capture what it is that I do best. I had rattled off a bunch of words...