It often feels like everything around us is loud and provocative, competing for our attention in an effort to get us to listen, act or consume. In this environment, we often miss opportunities to perceive and appreciate some of the most powerful resources we have – messages and messengers who take a different approach. How do we open our eyes and ourselves up to quiet leadership?
It’s a zero-sum game with only one winner. Or so we’ve been taught. Burdened with the anxiety and fear of losing, can we truly tap into our unique authenticity and bring out our best selves when we're constantly competing with the outside world?
Each day we step into battle determined to win. We wrestle, try to control, and manipulate time - bend it to our wills. But do we have it totally wrong? Maybe the problem isn’t time, but how we think about it. Let’s change the internal narrative and design the existence we truly desire.
We live in a time of complex challenges. We’re armed with vast resources, cutting-edge technology, and are fortunate to have impassioned leaders who are ready to create smart solutions to some of our most pressing problems. How do we partner to achieve the best results possible?
Episode 2 of Cup of Jo discussed the process to support your own self-transformation. This may - and no doubt will - include having difficult conversations. Learn how to face the discomfort to resolve conflicts, forge new paths, and develop healthier relationships.
Building and promoting a culture that supports your mission and strategic goals is a top priority for leaders and can be the determining factor in their and an organization's success. So how do you know when it's due for a reset?
READ THIS: "If you were to force me to rank the most important qualities of effective leadership, I would put trustworthiness first." - New York Time | Business Day, by Adam Bryant, 10.27.17
People say to always "go with your gut", but can it be trusted? Making the right decisions requires a crucial balancing act between using your intuition and incorporating external information. How do you know when you've hit the mark?
It seems like we're hanging on to ourselves and each other by a thread. How can we strengthen the ties that bind us, and begin to rebuild the relationships that serve our communities and ourselves? Let's start where we spend most of our time...in the workplace.
Innovation, ideas, and information were free-flowing at this year's Fundraising Day in NYC, hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. I had the pleasure to share a few insights of my own on the evolutions I see in philanthropy. Take a look.
We all feel that palpable unease eroding our peace of mind. It's almost impossible to escape. Leaders, in particular, must deal with it on multiple fronts, but where do you begin? How do we "move through" without getting "sucked in"?
What lies at the intersection of philanthropy and activism? How does an idea flourish into a worldwide movement? I recently had the opportunity to dive into these questions with some profound women - all leaders in their own right.
I am so excited to share the podcast I recently recorded with Patricia Karpas, the host of Untangle. In it, you'll here how I define radical self care, and learn techniques that support your work, your leadership and your life!