Do you notice the sound of silence?

How comfortable are you with silence in a conversation? How common is it for you? If you’ve grown up in North American culture, you probably have very little silence when you’re in a conversation with someone and chances are pretty good you’re not really comfortable with it either. Studies have found the North American tolerance […]

What kind of leader do you want to be?

What kind of leader do you want to be?

  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou   A lot of us don’t sit down and, with intention, decide what kind of leader we want to be. We learn, we lead, and we […]

Want better ideas? Ask better questions

Want better ideas? Ask better questions

If you’re like most of us in the 21st Century, you’re probably looking to be innovative and effective. You, or people around you might be talking about being “disrupters” in your industry. You and your team might be trying to “do more, with less.” And of course, with access to the internet and a world […]

Are you living in a constant state of urgency?

Are you living in a constant state of urgency?

Busyness has become an epidemic of our time. You may have even noticed, it’s actually been glamorized in certain circles as if busy equates to important. With the sheer volume of notifications and distractions that are inevitable every day, it’s no wonder that so many people are stressed out. But, I have to ask – […]