Emotion Intelligence Process Transition

I think I am somewhere between “fear” and “threat” according to John Fisher’s personal transition curve. And both of those stages on the transition curve are supercharged with flashes of anger. It is good to know that my emotional state of dysfunction is functional, or at least normal. What is causing this emotional upheaval? It […]

Another Form Of Stuck

Being oblivious is another form of stuck. I am not talking about avoidance, or turning a blind eye, but rather being completely unaware. Those unconscious parts of oneself are real even when they go unseen. They exist.

I recently had an example of this on two different levels.

Transforming Leadership: The 3 Basics

Aug 21, 2017 9:43:48 AM I believe that the greatest truths of the universe don’t lie outside, in the study of the stars and the planets. They lie deep within us, in the magnificence of our heart, mind, and soul. Until we understand what is within, we can’t understand what is without. —Anita Moorjani, Dying […]

The Coactive Nature of All Things

Feb 4, 2014 12:09:25 PM Coactive – a definition: A relationship or alliance with active collaborators Joint action Any relationship between organisms within a community Ecology any of the reciprocal actions or effects, such as symbiosis, that can occur in a community.   Today I strapped on my snowshoes, crossed the road, and stepped into […]

Simply Complex

May 27, 2014 10:06:28 AM The road to simplification is complicated. Today, I live within this paradox…desperately longing for an ideal and knowing the price of passage requires this chaos and turmoil. I have named this the year of Sustainability. I want to be clear about what I give and what I take, and careful […]

Self-Awareness: Looking Through Fresh Eyes

Apr 30, 2014 10:44:56 AM I wrote this blog on April 21, while traveling to Billings, Montana. I hope you enjoy it.I’m on my way to Billings Montana where I will lead week two of Leadership Mastery. This is a three month leadership program that Xponents developed and we have been delivering it to the […]

School Bullying is Breaking My Heart

Nov 14, 2012 8:32:19 AM I wish I had a magic wand. My wand would be big, bold, and wildly colorful. And I would raise my hands high, weaving a pattern of connection and self-compassion over my eleven-year-old granddaughter. My magic would be of the most powerful variety. It would ensure that she would always […]

Getting Unstuck in 2015

Jan 13, 2015 2:09:52 PM I recently read an article about creating a “stop doing” list for the New Year. I ALWAYS do some kind of goal setting, but this year I had struggled with getting started. I feel a bit like blowing it up, getting unstuck, redefining our business model, strategy, and well, pretty […]

Does Your Vision Add Value?

Jan 22, 2014 11:22:37 AM You must give birth to your images. They are the future waiting to be born. Fear not the strangeness you feel. The future must enter you long before it happens. Just wait for the birth, For the hour of new clarity. Rainer Maria Rilke This January has been busy with […]

Claiming It: I Am an Author

Mar 26, 2014 4:33:51 PM These past few weeks have been full of emotional ups and downs. I recently blogged about our imminent move, and there is a lot more on that front that I could share, but I won’t. I’m ready to just move on (pun intended)! Today what seems significantly more meaningful is […]