ON MY MIND: Ask Open Questions

ON MY MIND: Ask Open Questions

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves… Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.” — Rainer Maria Rilke...
ON MY MIND: Learning to THiNK Before You Speak

ON MY MIND: Learning to THiNK Before You Speak

I’m a big believer in free speech. But, when it comes to my own freedom of expression, I’ve learned that there’s such a thing as speaking too freely – too hastily, too re-actively, too fervently — especially when I am trying to influence others. Asking myself the...
ON MY MIND: Back to Meeting Basics with OARRs

ON MY MIND: Back to Meeting Basics with OARRs

I recently walked into a client’s conference room and smiled when I saw this sign on the wall: No Objectives? No Agenda? No Ground Rules? NO MEETING! Most would read this sign and think: “Duh. I already know that.” But, knowing is different than doing. And just doing...
ON MY MIND: Six Practices for Difficult Times

ON MY MIND: Six Practices for Difficult Times

Lately I’ve had an inordinate number of clients reach out to share that they are going through difficult times — health challenges, loss of key employees and/or customers, financial struggles, organizational changes that impact their sense of job security, etc. They...