Insights For Individuals

Peace

Peace

On my morning walks in Riverside Park, there is a homeless man who kneels in meditation, his shopping cart next to him full of his possessions. This man is so perfectly still. His energy seems to emanate so that when I walk by, I automatically slow down like I’ve entered some energy vortex. Around the …

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Create A Safe Space

Create a Safe Space (and avoid disaster when your team ramps up post-Covid)

Here’s something ironic.This year the safety of home actually messed up the safe space of the office. What I mean is that we’re all a bit out of shape when it comes to office dynamics. I’m starting to hear anxiety about how things will go when we all go back. SNL even did a funny skit about …

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Self-made

Are You Self-Made?

From Horatio Algers to some of our recent presidents, the idea of starting life in adversity and reaching the heights of success is at the core of American mythology. So what do you do if you grew up in a stable home with parents who had a successful life? I was thinking about it recently …

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What’s Clouding Your Judgment Right Now…and How to Fix It

Last year I worked with a team that was burnt out. Their business was seeing double-digit growth. They were viewed by the larger organization as one of the star accounts, a desirable place for new hires to learn excellence. But where the burnout showed up was in their turnover. They kept losing their best talent. …

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Moving your team forward

The Key to Moving Your Team Out of the Fog

This year more than ever, figuring out how to get your team to peak performance can feel like a mystery.   You want to mentor your team, but aren’t sure they’ll be receptive. 2020’s uncertainty has just made progress and focus more urgent, but the team loses productivity with distracting interpersonal issues. You think you know what …

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