Feedback is a staple in organizations. But do we really understand it? Feedback comes from the world of systems thinking and theory. Once we understand words like "negative" and "positive" feedback loops, we tap into the power of the practice. Listen to this episode of Thriving Together to understand why negative and positive feedback loops [...]

2020-07-31T11:26:01-04:00

It's a forgone conclusion that we need other people in our lives. But sometimes, we live like it's not true. In this Monday edition of Thriving Together, we are reminded just how much we need other people and why that's a good thing. OK, so say it with me: I am not enough. 

2020-07-25T18:22:23-04:00

Stop Trying to Innovate, and One Day You Just Might

Everyone wants to be innovative. It’s the current holy grail. But what if we’ve got the focus wrong? What if, to innovate, you had to stop trying? What if innovation is the result of other actions and mindsets? In this episode of the Lifework Podcast we explore the actions that led the developers of the iPhone to their [...]

Stop Trying to Innovate, and One Day You Just Might2020-07-20T06:06:26-04:00

Do These Three Things and You’ll Lead Better…Really, You Will

Here's a little equation for you: The more important something is to us, the more mindful and deliberate we are in our approach. Since leading others is a vital part of what we do, we should approach it with mindfulness. But exactly how can we be more deliberate as leaders? Well, here are three actions [...]

Do These Three Things and You’ll Lead Better…Really, You Will2020-07-17T12:43:38-04:00

Access Your Ignorance – Why Ignorance is a Leader’s Friend

Is it good for a leader to be ignorant? Well the answer to that question sounds like a "slam dunk." Of course not. But what if ignorance can be a leader's friend? What would it mean for a leader to be appropriately ignorant and how could that possibility be a good thing? Well...take a listen [...]

Access Your Ignorance – Why Ignorance is a Leader’s Friend2020-07-13T06:39:39-04:00

The Way We Talk To Each Other Matters

Our country is a mess. Each of us has a responsibility to work to turn things around. The "turn around" begins when we change the way we talk to each other. If we have any hope of turning our mess into compostable soil for the future, it will require us to recapture the role of [...]

The Way We Talk To Each Other Matters2020-07-07T06:38:36-04:00