Influence Your State of Mind (Lean Toward Gratitude)

What if you could discover your state of you mind without over-thinking it? How, you may ask?  Tune in to the quality of your breath. Is it short and shallow?  Audible?  Do you heavy sigh throughout the day?  Is your breath ragged and tight?  Or, slow and steady? I’m guessing you can surmise what [...]

By |2021-11-18T13:17:49-08:00November 18th, 2021|Articles|

Leader as Coach

Daniel Goleman introduced his six different leadership styles back in 2000. The introduction of coaching as a leadership style was revolutionary at the time, and now 20 years later, we know it is a differentiator in retention and engagement. Of course, retention + engagement = productivity, so many ears perk up when we discuss [...]

By |2021-09-28T15:54:34-07:00September 28th, 2021|Articles|

March Madness

John Wooden was the famed coach of the UCLA men's basketball team. He built a championship program through his leadership approach. And, in honor of the American sporting tradition of March Madness, I bring forward this John Wooden quote: "Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given. Be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful." [...]

By |2021-05-27T15:31:52-07:00March 22nd, 2021|Articles|

Sizzling Hot…

Last month we introduced Grizzle, a relatively new employee who stirred conflict in you as a time drain in the complaint process. This month we have Fizzle, who has moved up in your organization over nearly a decade of employment. You’ve been her champion along the way, appreciating her growing skills but never directly [...]

By |2021-02-22T17:19:56-08:00February 22nd, 2021|Articles|

Fizzling…

Last month we introduced Grizzle, a relatively new employee who stirred conflict in you as a time drain in the complaint process. This month we have Fizzle, who has moved up in your organization over nearly a decade of employment. You’ve been her champion along the way, appreciating her growing skills but never directly [...]

By |2020-11-23T17:19:34-08:00November 23rd, 2020|Articles|

2020 Gratitude

It’s that time of year.  The holiday season is around the corner, or by the looks of any grocery store…it’s here right now.  With Thanksgiving comes a time to be grateful AND there’s a lot of evidence about what a gratitude practice can do for you.  Not only does it improve your mental and [...]

By |2020-11-19T17:51:00-08:00November 19th, 2020|Articles|
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