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Leadership and Personal Development

Intentional moments of self-reflection are a cornerstone of heart-centric leadership and personal development. Periodically I like to share my own reflections if they seem to resonate higher than on a personal level. When this happens my experience has been that the thoughts and insights have the potential to be helpful to others seeking to grow.…
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5 Things Conscious Leaders Do Everyday

My purpose in life is to empower other people to navigate their life journey so as to step into their brilliance. A crucial aspect of this purpose is to be conscious of myself, and thus lead myself and others in an intentionally conscious manner. Here are 5 things conscious leaders do every day to ensure that…
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Analyzing Art as a Way to Combat Bias

People struggle to deal to with the personal bias they have and how it impacts their thoughts, decisions, and how they are motivated. And yet the very awareness around personal/cultural bias is what is needed if leaders and organizations are going to sustain success in a globally connected, interdependent world. One way of introducing and…
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What’s Your Story?

A familiar story about Picasso was the jumping off point for my latest keynote, and communicates a valuable lesson about leadership and personal development. The story revolves around the abstract portraiture paintings Picasso created in the 30s. And the story goes that a man recognized Picasso in the train compartment in which he was traveling,…
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How to Solve What Seems Insurmountable?

What Can You Do When The Problem Seems Insurmountable? The greater the chaos the more your must go to your heart, the more present you must be. That is, to be present is to reduce the noise around you so that you become more at one with what is happening right now, because it is…
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My Hike To Save Lives

I will, this July, hike Mount Kilimanjaro. It is an audacious goal, one I am both challenged and inspired by, and more importantly, one that aligns with my purpose of empowering others to navigate their life journey and stand in their brilliance. This hike is an opportunity to be in service to those in need,…
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To Engage Minds, Speak With Your Heart

There is a lot of valid and practical information produced in organizations about strategic initiatives, goal setting, and engagement strategies. And yet employee engagement within organizations is at best 25–35% no matter the brilliance of the plan. So the question remains, why don’t people engage at work? And what I have found in my research…
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Want To Be A Better Leader, Don’t Rely On Your Memory

Do you remember that, probably not? Memories can be suggested: In one test, subjects were told there was news footage of the plane crash of United 93 in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, even though no actual footage exists. When asked whether they remembered having seen the footage before 29 percent of people stated they…
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