Trevor Noah, Donald Trump, and Radical Empathy

I love the Daily Show – always have. In the 12 years since I have let go of my a cable subscription (and any other broadcast television) it is the TV show I have followed most consistently. Rarely have I seen a program that is so funny and entertaining and, at the same time, mindful

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The Year-End Holiday Job Special

  It’s the end of the year and most of us are busy musing over our shopping or how we will be spending the holidays. One thing we frequently overlook is the fact that the end of the year is full of hidden presents. Particularly for those of us who include a new job as

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Conscious Culture and LinkedIn Profiles

I was recently having a conversation with a client who had just been promoted to manager of her team. In sharing her new experience as a leader, she spoke about how it was a challenge to not only manage her team’s responsibilities but also to make sure that they are productive, growing and happy. Her

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Vulnerability, Trust and Penguins

If you have ever seen a waddle of penguins (and yes, that is the technical term for a group of penguins on land) on an ice flow, right before they jump in the water, you might have noticed something interesting. The penguins will all line up on the edge of the ice flow, bumping into

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How To Handle Conflicts – A Quick Roadmap

In the course of human interaction conflict is inevitable. Add the pressures and transient nature of a consulting engagement and the opportunities for conflict increase significantly. In my experience there are two factors that contribute to the mismanagement of conflict: (1) Most people are deeply afraid of conflict and generally fail to address it head

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Blogging About Blogging

If you Google why companies should blog, you’ll get tons of search results (around 388 million, actually). The potential outcomes are endless: increased traffic to a company’s website, cost-effective and focused marketing, and better SEO. In fact, HubSpot conducted a survey and found that 60% of businesses with blogs end up gaining more customers. So

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