H=A+C

I'm feeling it - are you? I have days where I'm angry about this virus--or angry about the limitations that have resulted from it. And, I also feel hopeful.  So stumbling on this St. Augustine quote really struck me - "Hope has two beautiful daughters: Anger and Courage." My anger is about the way [...]

By |2020-09-18T19:20:54-07:00September 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on H=A+C

Feeling Testy

In the last week, I have had three very different conversations, with one very common theme: testing. So and so is a nice person, that's where it starts. Maybe you've started there too. Then, the butt happens. We stick our rear end out and disrupt the niceness with a tester, which sounds like this: "but [...]

By |2020-08-25T10:39:40-07:00August 24th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Feeling Testy

Stepping Out

It's been two weeks since the last newsletter and the amount of unrest and injustice happening hasn't diminished.  I've been reading and watching to understand racism and white privilege so I understand more about myself and ways I can get into action. Nesso Strategies was built on a platform of world domination for Good™, [...]

By |2020-06-22T13:27:06-07:00June 22nd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Stepping Out

Water Views

Recently San Diego opened our beaches for swimming and surfing. This was just after a period of time where the bioluminescence caused the water to glow in the hours after sunset. This beautiful glow is the production and emission of light from organisms, especially algae, which are also associated in the daylight with what [...]

By |2020-05-18T10:36:43-07:00May 18th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Water Views

Kickball Chains

I’ve been an athlete as long as I can remember. Playing sports of all kinds, even ones that I’m not sure classify as a sport (marbles, for instance). A number of years ago, on my journey of self-exploration and creativity, I decided to learn to dance. In particular, I decided to learn to line [...]

By |2020-04-21T13:45:47-07:00April 21st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Kickball Chains

Good or Good Enough?

A recent dialogue among a leadership team was about how to provide feedback to the next level leaders. The conversation evolved into how we rate effort in ourselves, as a path to rating effort in those we evaluate. Think for a moment about how much of what we expect of others’ lives in our expectation [...]

By |2020-02-21T11:58:51-08:00February 21st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Good or Good Enough?

A Little Kindness Today

 As we exit the busiest time for travel (holiday season), and enter the messiest for weather, I find myself with a little extra airport time while planes (or runways) de-ice and people get testy.  I'm sure you know what I mean, and perhaps have even felt that energy yourself now and again. In those moments of [...]

By |2020-01-27T11:17:52-08:00January 27th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on A Little Kindness Today

65

By the time you read this there will be about 60 days left in this decade. I heard this last week at a conference, and I paused. What had I done in this decade? And what would I do in the next? You remember 2010, right? The year Instagram was founded. The northeast US experienced the [...]

By |2019-10-28T18:07:39-07:00October 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 65

Raising Awareness

Self-awareness is the cornerstone of leadership, and plays a large part in advancing your career. Living in a 24/7 world, with incredible distractors all around, what can be done to raise the bar without taxing your time clock? What if we use the same concept that we approach employee evaluations with – start, stop, continue? [...]

By |2019-09-24T13:33:16-07:00September 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Raising Awareness
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