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Bold Expedition

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The Bold Expedition is an immersive coaching experience that will allow you to have a bigger organizational impact by including leaders in your organization. This experience is for the leader who wants to build a strong, connected organization and provide a clear vision and purpose to all its stakeholders (especially employees).


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Quest for Clarity

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The Quest for Clarity is a coaching experience that will allow you to gain clarity and move into action. This experience is for the high performing professional who is going through a transition and is ready to take action. They have had success in the past, but they want to break out of old patterns and step into a role that will truly *light them up* and inspire them.

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Focus on the Forest AND the Trees, Zooming-In and Zooming-Out

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You have heard the saying "seeing the forest through the trees," and maybe in the corporate world, you have been told that you are too detail-oriented, and you need to see the forest through the trees. As with everything in life, context is everything. Your brain does not do absolutes; it only deals with relationships and meaning-making. That being said, sometimes we need to focus on both the forest and the trees. We need to bring the details into focus so we can understand what is truly going o…

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown

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“Your obligation is to the highest point of contribution you can make.” 

What if doing less, and having less, actually leads to more fulfillment and higher achievement? Essentialism is more than a time-management strategy or a productivity technique. It is a systematic discipline for discerning what is absolutely essential, then eliminating everything that is not, so we can make the highest possible contribution toward the things that really matter. 

By forcing us to apply more selective crite…

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Back to School

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September is in the books, school is back in session (for the most part), and I have been thinking about the experience of being a student in the world today. With so much uncertainty, ambiguity, and fear going around, I can only imagine its impact on students of all ages. Navigating our formidable years is already challenging enough without additional pressure! 

I hope that as parents, mentors, friends, and leaders, we can be there for our students to give them the emotional support to navigat…

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Find Your Why, but Don’t Stop There!

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Do you know your Why? I have wrestled with this question ever since Simon Sinek broke through with his books about Why ("Start With Why," "Find Your Why"). As people often say, it is simple but not easy. I have recently spent some time with Simon's team to get a better understanding and see if I could get some clarity. They did not let me down. 

As with many things in my life, I had to take it to the next level, so I took the time to refine my Why; I also uncovered my How's, and something that …

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Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life – Francesca Gino

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Comfort is overrated! Francesca Gino is one of my true kindred spirits when it comes to stepping out of our comfort zone and being a rebel! In Rebel Talent, she writes that rebellion stimulates creativity, nurtures professional relationships, and enhances your engagement with your work, but going against the grain isn't always easy. You have to be open to working with diverse and different perspectives, be willing to expose your flaws and vulnerabilities, and prepare for the backlash that often …

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Discovering the Mycelial Network

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I hope you have had a fantastic summer, and you made the best of your time, even though it was surely a departure from prior years. One of the things I noticed about my adventures this summer is that I had a greater appreciation for the little things. A simple moment dining outside made me smile a little wider than usual. 

I had the opportunity to get into the mountains, which was truly amazing. Being in nature rejuvenates my soul and puts things in perspective. As I traveled along, my attentio…

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Time to Engage in Some Trivial Pursuits

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The summer has been zooming-by (pun intended, I have been living on Zoom lately, you with me?). This has me thinking about how often I have truly stepped back from my work to recharge my batteries so I can be fully present in life. To be honest, it has not been as much as it should be. 

The summertime is usually when the world slows down, and we can take some time to connect with what is really important, but it seems like that has been getting harder to do now that most of us don't have a clea…

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A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life – Brian Grazer

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"Life is not about finding the answers; it's about asking the questions." 

Brian Grazer is known as one of Hollywood's most successful producers (he is the one with the crazy hair). In the '80s, he teamed up with Ron Howard and eventually started Imagine Entertainment. With A Curious Mind, Brian reveals that curiosity has been the "secret" that fueled his rise as one of Hollywood's leading producers and creative visionaries and how all of us can channel its power to lead bigger and more rewardi…

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