Grow at Your Own Pace

Grow at Your Own Pace

A friend propagated a plant and divided it among nine friends at an annual gathering. It was meant to symbolize our continued growth in our individual areas of business. We would each grow on our own, separately and from afar. Yet, we’d symbolically grow...
Where to Go When Your ‘Get Up and Go’ is Gone

Where to Go When Your ‘Get Up and Go’ is Gone

I see you, you Goal-Driven-Getting-After-It-Gal. You’re up and at it! Running the meeting AND running the 5k. Organizing the office party AND organizing your pantry. Driving greater department profits AND driving the kids to soccer practice. Cooking up industry...
The Many Contradictions of a Capable Leader

The Many Contradictions of a Capable Leader

How do you lead? With anything in particular? With a little bit of everything? Much has been written about the expectations for a new generation of leaders and the need to be multifaceted. (Not multi-faced. Multifaceted!) What is a multifaceted leader? Mirriam-Webster...
How to Tackle (and Thrive) through Conflict

How to Tackle (and Thrive) through Conflict

Conflict is inevitable. It crops up when we least expect it and certainly when we least need it. Then again, who would ever need conflict? Well, A STORY does. Conflict is an essential story element. Without it, there’s no inciting incident or catalyst for...