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Performance and Results , Feasting on Life

Are you afraid to be with "just" yourself (no smartphone)?

The fact is we are changing in innumerable ways but perhaps none more profound than in our relationship with ourselves, that is, how we experience our own company.

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

"Despair" by David Whyte

It's November 9, 2016 and I am heartbroken, which is a natural condition of everyone who cares about anything s/he cannot control. To help myself, I took a dose of David Whyte. Help yourself. Directions: Once a day for next seven day

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life , Coaching as a Calling

Entrepreneur's Journey

I learned my lesson, got help, and am now celebrating a balanced and prosperous year. Plus poetry!

Inspired and Inspiring , Coaching as a Calling

Going Feral: How to Be Yourself and Make Money

Tension between being oneself and providing valuable service—is the nursery of creativity. ... By being yourself you make your competition irrelevant.

Inspired and Inspiring , Coaching as a Calling

Human, But Different

One day we celebrate the beauty of it all, the next we mourn. The struggle of learning to live together in our evermore diverse and connected world goes in predictable cycles. Yet, something unprecedented is happening right now.

Personal Artistry , Inspired and Inspiring , Leadership Tool Box

Where are the white spaces in your life? In your organization? (or What is Yohaku?)

Put down your 'brush' for a few minutes throughout your day. Help others with whom you work do the same. See what wants to emerge.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Stepping Into Rather Than Pulling Away

About keeping relationship pathways open and clear.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Leading In a Made Up Reality

Have you ever discovered you are leading in a made up reality? Business, politics, non-profits, religion, no good leaders are spared of this challenge.

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

You Do Not Have to Be Good

You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Because of Who You Are

Without saying or doing anything, what's made more possible by you simply being in the room? What implicit value do you bring?

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Control vs Interaction

How does your need for control limit your interactions with others?

Wisdom ROI , Performance and Results

Show Up (Part 3): Hacking the Organizational Culture

You don't not need the manager’s, VP’s or CEO’s permission to do this. No additional budget lines and no additional meetings are necessary.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

The World Responds In-Kind

What qualities are you radiating that shape every interaction?

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Limitations that Enable You

What is one of your most disabling and one of your most enabling limitations?

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Our Need to Be Right

Is the truth more important to you than reconciliation?

Performance and Results , Personal Artistry

Show Up (Part 2):  Everything Is Possible

Your presence elicits the presence of others. Which in turn makes everything possible.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Creating Your Co-creative Space

Do you know how to maintain co-creative space between you and others?

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Going Primal

What is the balance of four primal elements in your leadership style?

Performance and Results , Personal Artistry

Show Up (Part 1): Simple But Not Easy

Have you ever tried to change yourself? When you did, what did you notice about the process?

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Why Others Annoy You

What annoying characteristic do you most frequently encounter in other people?

Personal Artistry , Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

How to Start a Day

Let the beauty we love be what we do There are hundreds of ways to kneel And kiss the ground.

Personal Artistry , Leadership Tool Box

Center of Action

When describing challenging situations to others, is your story more about how you acted on the world or how the world acted on you?

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

My Reflection of Your Shadow of Darkness

Don’t fall for the snake oil salesman that says that you should always feel positive, be positive, shine positive. Life doesn’t work that way.

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

Your One Wild and Precious Life

The most valuable question about parenting is the one you should ask yourself whether you are parent or not. It is also a question your child (of any age) is asking you: "Who are you?"

Performance and Results , Personal Artistry

The Job of a Leader is to Develop Other Leaders

We have all witnessed numerous types of leaders: "hoarders,","ostriches" and "farmers." It is farmers who ultimately get the real job of leadership accomplished.

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

Robust Vulnerability of Parenthood

"Live to the point of tears." That's the line that this French philosopher sprung on the half-hearted Europeans of his time. He meant tears of happiness as well as sadness. Parenthood, or any other disruptive aligning of our lives with another human being (caring for a sick parent, friend, or sibling for example), offers us a path to such wholeheartedness.

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life , Wisdom Workroom Info

Progeny: How to Pass On Your Story Values and Meaning (Master Class, Feb/Mar 2016)

Progeny is an 8-week, live, dynamic, and interactive online master class for parents committed to passing to their children a legacy far more valuable than financial security, self-esteem, and good health: a love for life, a story and values worth living, the freedom to be unique, and the capacity to find meaning and make a difference, to name a few aspirations.

Personal Artistry , Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

Both Mindful and Focused

Need a metaphor that can keep you mindful and focused in 2016?

Inspired and Inspiring , Feasting on Life

A Workaholic In Praise of Dance

Working hard this year? How about dropping it for a moment and putting on your dancing shoes? Here is a word from a 9th century politician, theologian and leader, a pathetic workaholic of the Middle Ages. IN PRAISE OF DANCING by St. Augustine

Wisdom ROI , Personal Artistry , Inspired and Inspiring , Leadership Tool Box

What Do Love and Wisdom Have to Do With Business? Everything Actually.

In our hyper-connected world, the greatest risk a business can take is to neglect the love story that animates one’s organization and bridges the gap between the organization and the world.

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Contextual Coaching

Use your current problems and challenges to claim and practice the wisdom and strenghts that you and your organization already have to achieve immediate, meaningful and sustainable results.

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ExecuDeck: Your Personal Leadership Intensive

Tested and personalized coaching program taking you on a direct path to a more integrated, resilient, and impactful leadership artistry.

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YOUR BREAKTHROUGH YEAR

This is the complete solution, tailor-made for you, to help you identify and achieve your most profound life goals. Using all the tools at our disposal, we will co-create and travel a roadmap towards your life integration, skills development, meaning making, and legacy.

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