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Creating New Futures Podcast

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“If there is a purpose to this life, I would say it’s to evolve ourselves – that what we have to give comes from us. And the only way we can give as much as we have is to develop ourselves.” I was a guest on Create New Futures with Aviv Shahar. We talked about […]

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Advancing Humanity Podcast with Charle Peck

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This was a more laid back interview with Charle of the Advancing Humanity Podcast. In addition to her podcasting, Charle teaches high school and is a mom, so she’s been busy during these Covid-19 days. The Advancing Humanity Podcast focuses on using connection, health, and innovation to create a thriving human experience and overcome the […]

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Deb Coviello – The Drop-In CEO Podcast

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Deb Coviello, the Drop-in CEO, and I have a lot in common in the way we look at leadership. She talks about the most common problem business leaders face is being able to identify a problem before it ripples into the entire organization and getting to the root of issues to make way for a […]

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Out of Overwhelm and into Flow

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It’s easy to get into overwhelm at the best of times. And we’re in some unprecedented times. So, I’m sharing a technique called Morning Pages from the book, The Artist’s Way, by Anne Cameron. Designed for artists to be able to clear the decks to get themselves into flow and producing work, this simple technique […]

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Emotions and Being a Good Person

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Earlier this week, I was a guest on the Totally Well Podcast with Joyce Strong. Joyce made a comment that’s been niggling in the back of my brain ever since. We were talking about getting out of overwhelm and into empowerment. Specifically, we were talking about emotions when she mentioned how difficult it can be […]

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COVID-19 and Vitamin N

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Feeling isolated and stuck indoors by the virus precautions? You may be overlooking something that can help you stay healthy. No, I’m not talking about vitamin D3 – which is also crucial to a healthy immune system. I’m talking vitamin N: time in nature. There’s a substantial body of research linking physical, mental and spiritual […]

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Mindfulness and the Dark Night of the Soul

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There’s is a downside to meditation that people don’t talk about much. In spiritual circles, it’s called the ‘dark night of the soul’. It can show up in a few ways. Meditation calms your nervous system. It also frequently creates new levels of awareness for people. The latter can lead to some unexpected challenges. Difficult […]

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How to Better Deal with Criticism as a Leader

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As many of you know, I’ve been conducting leadership research with high functioning leaders. Many of the leaders have spoken about wanting to be able to communicate in a more connected way. We’ve also been talking about the challenges leaders are having. One CEO described struggling when he received criticism from an employee. He likes […]

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Leader, Stop Fighting Your Ego!

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Last week, Wade Taylor from wsradio interviewed me. We were talking about the mindfulness myth of being in the present, when he brought up a term for what I do that I had never used before. He said that part of my work with people is about ‘unlearning.’ That’s so true; to make a paradigm […]