Practicing Mindfulness Supports Wellness in the Workplace

Now, more than ever, leaders are experiencing high stress, burnout, and fatigue. However, it is possible to pivot to a greater sense of wellbeing in the workplace. Using time-tested mindfulness practices backed by brain science, you can learn to regulate your emotions, optimize your performance, and feel better in the workplace – and lead your […]

Leadership Mindset Shift: From Hero to Host

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We had the privilege of sitting down with Cynthia Moore-Hollinshed of Coaching for Clarity, LLC to talk about Leadership Stances and the importance of taking off our “hero” capes as leaders. This mindset shift from hero to host opens up more shared intelligence and allows our teams to shine. The Illusion of Specialness Margaret Wheatley […]

Healthy Conflict: How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace for Thriving Teams

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Disengage. Run! Panic. Defend. The concept of conflict at work carries such a negative association that simply saying the word “conflict” triggers one of the above reactions. There seems to be an underlying belief that all workplace conflict is bad, and it will only make situations worse. The key is to engage in healthy conflict […]

Creating a Culture of Feedback

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We were surprised by the overwhelming response of executives and VP leaders when we offered a conversation about feedback culture. We talked specifically about how to strategically create space for direct, kind and actionable feedback (give and receive) that motivates leaders within organizations to grow and change culture. What is Feedback Culture? Feedback Culture is […]

Trauma Informed Leadership: The Anti-Dote to Quiet Quitting

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In our latest webinar, we had the pleasure of working with Carly Bergy from Lark Voice and Speech Services to provide her expertise around trauma-informed leadership. Carly’s tools and insights are incredibly relevant for leaders in any industry as the workplace phenomenon “quiet quitting” is on the rise.  It refers to employees who put no […]

How to Lead a Team With Mindfulness

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Harvard Business School conducted a survey of service professionals and found that 94% of them worked 50+ hour weeks. In a workplace survey conducted by Staples, 78% of employees felt their employers shared the responsibility of their mental and physical wellness. Such a substantial amount of precious time in your life span is dedicated to […]

Practicing Mindful Leadership for Business Success

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An individual’s capacity to lead is a direct reflection of their wholeness. When a leader comes to work, they don’t leave pieces of themselves at the door…nor should they have to. The risk that fragments of their brokenness would seep into the work, affecting interactions with the team and reducing the organization’s cohesion and success […]

Is There Hope for the Jaded Leader? Snuff Out Executive Burnout

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The nature of the 21st century executive is to cram 24+ hours of intentional activities into a 24 hour day. So many organizations are doubling down on command and control, birthing leaders who run on a combination of caffeine, adrenaline and half-functioning exhaustion. As a leader, this behavior is magnified because you are often faced […]

The Importance of Leadership Alignment

Image of gears Company culture is a direct reflection of its leadership. When an Executive Team is on the same page about moving forward to resolve issues, reach objectives, and communicate these solutions effectively, harmony ensues and permeates throughout the organization. Mastery of this alliance is evident in the way in which small groups or departments mirror […]

Virtual Leadership Activities that Build Trust Among Teams

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Now more than ever, leadership building activities are becoming more of a priority among teams and organizations as a whole. The reality is that each and every team member has a specific need to be met and among those needs is connection and inclusion to a group of people. This can often be challenging as […]


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