Creativity is a loaded word and the creative process is full of paradoxes. The most obvious paradox is the undulating frustration and euphoria we experience during the creative process. We can all relate to the agony of staring at a blank canvas feeling blank...
Leadership development includes the ability to lead yourself and the ability to lead others both in a professional and personal setting.
Sarah was mortified. Recently promoted, she had spent weeks thoroughly preparing for her first major presentation to the Executive Team and she botched it. Five days had passed and she still woke up in the middle of the night with such bad anxiety that she had trouble...
Years ago, pre-pandemic, I was conducting face-to-face coaching sessions with Creative Directors at an advertising agency in New York. One morning stands out to me now as I write about having presence because of the stark difference between the presence of two...
Emotional intelligence empowers us to become better leaders and happier, more satisfied human beings.
Conversations around leadership can create a false division in our minds between the leaders and the followers.
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Every day we make hundreds of them.
Emotional manipulators can play dirty but that doesn’t mean you have to.
Ways to sustain yourself and create structure in an uncertain world.
Work has never been easy. Before the pandemic knocked us sideways, we were plenty busy managing stress, fear and frustration in the workplace.
Building resilience can hurt along the way. In fact, it almost has to hurt for it to be effective. The question is, is the pain worth it?