Being A Leader Doesn't Mean Saving the Day

Being A Leader Doesn't Mean Saving the Day

In our modern world, the word leader is often synonymous to boss or hero. We desire to be the person who knows the most, sees the most, has the most, carries the most, makes the most. We’re surrounded with role models that...

The Big Five-Oh

The Big Five-Oh

Well, it is finally here – I am turning 50 this week. I thought I was doing just fine with the whole idea of aging gracefully, and then I realized...

The Vulnerability Conundrum

The Vulnerability Conundrum

A conundrum is defined as a confusing and difficult problem or question. As I think about vulnerability and the places we work, I think we could all agree that...

Even In Our Greatest Pain, We Can Still Grow

Even In Our Greatest Pain, We Can Still Grow

As the 12th anniversary of my daughter's death creeps in this year, I have decided to do some soul searching. While I might never be able to understand why she passed, I do finally recognize an important life lesson...

Identity and Honesty in Leadership

Identity and Honesty in Leadership

Why is it so hard to be vulnerable? We spend our entire lives trying to build authentic relationships, yet the idea of vulnerability somehow still gives most of us the heebie-jeebies. What we want are people who...