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Exploring Spiral Dynamics and Teal Organizations

Exploring Spiral Dynamics and Teal Organizations

This blog is inspired by a conversation while hiking with my colleague Praveen Mantena, where we were reflecting on group interactions and what it takes for a new type of self-managed, yet shared leadership to emerge.  We are both passionate about how the deep...

Key Tensions in Growing Your Leadership Consciousness

Key Tensions in Growing Your Leadership Consciousness

This is one of our most popular LinkedIn posts in 2023. We partner with the Leadership Circle to accelerate the growth of leaders. See why below. Conscious leaders create better cultures and business outcomes. You are also needed to help shift the larger challenges we...

Thanking the Dark and Welcoming the Light

Thanking the Dark and Welcoming the Light

Today, the winter solstice occurs in Colorado at 7:02 a.m.  In English, the word solstice comes from the Latin word solstitium, meaning "sun standing still". It suggests a brief pause as we experience the longest night of the year and welcome back the light. It is a...

The Change Curve: A Journey Worth Taking

The Change Curve: A Journey Worth Taking

Like many of you, I was looking forward to all that 2020 would bring. Like many of you, I heard about the Coronavirus in February and didn’t have any appreciation for what it meant. Like many of you, the world I knew stopped in March. And I tried not to panic. I’ll be...

Your Mind at Work

Your Mind at Work

Have you ever found yourself in a situation at work that shook your very core?  Perhaps the behavior of a person or team struck you as so dysfunctional and inappropriate you walked away bewildered?  Have you retreated to your office (or your car) to hide out, catch...

What is Emerging in You?

What is Emerging in You?

Hello clients and friends, The opening poem is beautiful representation of these days leading up to the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. While our culture engages us in the hustle and cheer of shopping, attending parties and preparing feasts this time of...

Humanizing the Workplace: The Teal Organization Shift

Humanizing the Workplace: The Teal Organization Shift

Shifting the consciousness of organizations is a big task. Organizational leadership and management have historically been a “top down” approach based on hierarchical management, lack-of-vulnerability, and a hiding of emotion. It’s time for a change. The world is...

Spring’s Energy Force

Spring’s Energy Force

Spring. Spring is a time of planting seeds. Spring is a time of re-emergence. Spring is a time of blossoming. Spring is a time of renewal. It takes energy and a powerful force for plants, flowers, and trees to re-awaken—just as it does for humans. Many think of spring...

Why Allowing Space is a Leadership Imperative

Why Allowing Space is a Leadership Imperative

We’re almost a quarter way through 2019 and I want to talk about the importance of allowing and holding space as a leader. Allowing Space is an antidote to the extreme “busyness” I’m seeing people feel right now - from colleagues to clients to friends to leaders. Many...

Why a Shift in Workplace Consciousness is Vital in 2019

Why a Shift in Workplace Consciousness is Vital in 2019

It’s the end of 2018 and many leaders are burnt out. All around the world––CEOS, executives, and employees are going to work feeling like they have to, not necessarily because they want to. They are exhausted when they get home, exhausted when they leave the next day,...

2018 – February InSight: Evolve With Us!

2018 – February InSight: Evolve With Us!

I set my one word for 2018 to be "evolve".  With my own evolution, meant the evolution of my company. I've been lucky to work with clients and colleagues that are pioneering what work and leadership development is all about. I invite you to experience part of the...

2017 – November InSight: The New Workplace: A Poll

2017 – November InSight: The New Workplace: A Poll

The New Workplace: A Poll In September, I published an article on Forbes, The New Workplace: Where Meaning And Purpose Are More Important Than Ever summarizing  how we ultimately find meaning and purpose in work and why it matters. As we approach the end of 2017 and...

2017 – August InSight: Welcome Back!

2017 – August InSight: Welcome Back!

Welcome Back! As we welcome back the new school year and all the newness it brings every year, it seemed time to also welcome back the InSight newsletter. While I haven't published a newsletter in some time, the last year has been one of the most interesting and...