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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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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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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Tell Tale Heart Mike Watson PODCAST: On Life and Meaning – from: Mark Peres We are all complex, unique people, and so I wanted to share this personal and yet very practical look into my Heart-Centric philosophy and how I view leadership, as well as how I as an educator teach fashion and it’s impact…

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Without trustworthy leadership, there is no engagement, without engagement there is no innovation, without innovation, there is no advancement, without advancement, the organization dies. Leadership, since the 70s, has marched us slowly, and consistently into a trust crisis. I believe this crisis is just the pain we need to move us up and out of…

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Change is the constant that so many constantly fight believing that they know how to win the battle, all the while remaining blind to the fact that change is there to guide you towards a deeper understanding of who you are and why. You must let go and trust your heart, allowing it to guide…

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Whether I am leading a workshop for emerging leaders, or facilitating a university classroom discussion, the room is full of generation Z, and technology, along with the desire to see and be seen. One of the biggest “tells” regarding this desire is linked directly to how quickly something can be uploaded and viewed/shared with another…

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