Get out of your own way

The complexities of leadership are many. One moment you are a hero, the next you get blindsided by the neediness of someone’s ego.  One of the main purposes in starting this blog is to write about the different ways leaders can get tangled up in their own thinking. Also the purpose of this blog and my work is…

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Secret Love

A colleague recently told me about attending a high school reunion. He was really surprised when an old friend told him that his wife had just left him after 30 years. It seems that the man’s wife had also attended her high school reunion and reconnected with her high school sweetheart. She decided to leave…

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A deeper you

We are here to lead and yet we are also here to find that dimension in ourselves that is deeper than thought. Finding this deeper dimension, allows us the freedom to be alive and to be the person that others want to follow. There is a way to know yourself other than the identity that…

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Are You in Safe Hands?

Each relationship is made up of three people. The two human beings who commit to be together and the third being or living covenant they create by their intention. This being, like all of us must be nourished in order to thrive. This covenant must be held as a sacred bond in the relationship and…

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The Blame Game

Did you ever wonder why we blame other people for things that happen in our own lives? Did you ever wonder why it seems so effortless to blame our partner for our own unhappiness? Did you know that understanding the roots of blaming is the key to healing your relationship? Behind every blaming statement there…

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Wild Comfort

We need it now. Some soothing, some comfort, some grace from a world that seems at times to have gone mad. The killing of innocent children, politicians who can’t come together,  natural disasters like hurricane Sandy and the oil spill, Syria , a senseless shooting of innocent people by a disgruntled employee, all of this…

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When East meets West…why awareness is crucial to leadership

Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.” – Lao Tzu In my 20 years of working with top executives and other high performers, I know that IQ is not the reason that most leaders fail in their objectives. Rather it is lack of EQ, Emotional Intelligence. Most leadership experts acknowledge that leaders who are low…

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