How can you tell if you’ve sold out?

By |2018-07-27T06:59:42+00:00November 7th, 2016|Inspiration, Personal Power|

Sometimes, if you are like other people, the last person to notice that you've sold out, is yourself. Sold out on your values, your dreams, your passions, your ethics. We get busy. We get distracted. We get persuaded to ways of looking at the world, by people that don’t have the best intentions. We get [...]

Higher Standard

By |2018-11-09T01:03:25+00:00November 4th, 2016|Inspiration|

A true friend will hold you to a higher standard. Someone that really cares won't 'validate your feelings' if it's not good for you. They'll be kind, they'll be loving and tell you what's hard for you to hear at times. When organizations bring me in, it is my practice to hold them to [...]

Pain That Brings About Real Change

By |2018-11-09T01:02:36+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Personal Power|

If you want real change, i.e. personal power, you must embrace pain. The only way to change anything, like growing into power, is through pain. Sometimes, intense pain. This is not mental illness. It's a natural process of change often misunderstood for suffering. Organizations also need to experience pain & discomfort. Any culture change [...]

Has Mental Health Become The Latest Elephant In The Room?

By |2019-02-05T03:53:54+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Mental Health, Workplace Culture|

It’s nice when you can be distracted from taboo subjects even if they happen to be really important things. As a society, we cherish our distractions. And workplaces are no different. But there comes a time when avoiding taboo, uncomfortable, subjects – ‘elephants in the room’ – start causing too much harm. That’s the case [...]