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One of the most fulfilling aspects of my career is being able to work with amazing leaders and impassioned individuals. I’m sure people say this type of thing all the time, but let me tell you why it’s true for me…
If you've been lucky enough to create a career where your skills and passion are best leveraged, don't forget to periodically reconnect with the reasons why you chose this path. And if not, there's no better time than the present to tap into your unique capabilities and your values, and to consider if there is anything you can do right now to align your vision with your reality.
A critical component of wellness is creating and sustaining healthy environments that allow you to heal, nurture, and thrive. Here are a few things to keep in mind when crafting the environment that's right for you.
Growth and discomfort are many times inseparable. How do we develop the practice of recognizing and leaning into uncomfortable situations in an effort to become better individuals?
Research has shown that diversity in our workforce and teams reaps better quality results in organizations and communities. But we also know that diversity comes in many different forms. How can we be certain that we are pushing our boundaries and challenging our norms in reality and not just in name?
I've discussed whether starting a nonprofit is the most effective way to achieve your goals and engage in mission-driven work (Cup of Jo: Should You Start A Nonprofit?). If that answer is 'YES' then you need to ensure you have these three crucial things in place when you start.
What if you could design your perfect day, personal or professional? What would you do? Strangely, we forget that we can do exactly that. Here’s what I would do…
It's a new year. What challenges are on the horizon and how can organizations prepare to face them while making progress in their missions? Here are a few things to keep at the forefront as we launch into 2019.
Building a strong and effective board of directors is one of the most important responsibilities of an organizational leader, and requires a thoughtful selection process with honest dialogue. Here are some ways to ensure you set the correct tone from the top of your organization.
Starting a non-profit is a noble endeavor, but be sure to look before you leap. Navigating the myriad challenges can be daunting without preparation. Here are the most important considerations in determining whether starting a non-profit is the best option for you.
As the world outside impacts every aspect of our lives, leaders must find ways to help teams and staff deal with the anxiety and stress that we all bring into the workplace.
We all need help sometimes - leaders, especially. They’re a select group of individuals that we’ve charged with managing resources, inspiring teams, and maintaining the clarity and vision to shape our society. So where do they go to recharge and get support? Learn more right here.
One of the most important ingredients in organizational sustainability is partnerships. Developing and nurturing valuable ones requires a proactive approach, a spirit of generosity and a few other key elements shared in this video.
Transforming our communities, society and the world starts, first and foremost, with transforming yourself. This is the real catalyst. Here are some important first steps to set you on the path towards creating the shifts that matter.
Leaders of teams and organizations know all too well that "culture eats strategy for breakfast" (Peter Drucker), as noted in my recent blog post, Hitting Reset on Organizational Culture. Let’s take it one step further and delve into the indicators and how to create a powerful and sustainable shift.
We are creatures of habit embracing life’s constant changes - which may be challenging but is often needed. How do we initiate and successfully make the transitions we desire? What do we need to know, do and embrace? Make sure to bookmark this starter kit.
What happens when you detox from social media? Many things for sure, but the most important is a sense of freedom and clarity. What would you do with this newfound freedom - can you connect without a platform?
We are more knowledgeable and diligent about caring for our minds, bodies, and spirits. However, the commercialization of health and wellness has inadvertently excluded many communities - leading to a lack of diversity in representation and limited access for those that may need it most. How do we get back to basics and reclaim the true essence of wellness?