When emotions of family members are overwhelming

When emotions of family members are overwhelming

Caregivers and parents: are the emotions of your family members overwhelming you?  If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm with three little words! In this short video (it’s less than 4 minutes!), I will show you a sequence of three tiny words...
Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are you too overloaded to try to sort out what’s going on around you? Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to reduce that overwhelm. In this...
Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders, you don’t have to be the victim of overwhelm. Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to deflate that overwhelm so many of us are feeling right now....
The primitive brain and a podcast

The primitive brain and a podcast

Photo: Asa Rodger on unsplash That stress you’re feeling? It’s coming from the powerful primitive functions of your brain. But you don’t have to get stuck there. Jason Lewis, founder of consulting firm Responsive Fundraising, courageously put himself...
What’s in a name: iGen or Gen Z?

What’s in a name: iGen or Gen Z?

Alexis Brown on unsplash There are two labels in use right now for our youngest adult generation: iGen and Gen Z.* Does it matter which one we use for them? I’ve done some very informal polling of these young people (OK, really I just asked my kids and their...
Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome I remember how I felt the first time I heard the term “impostor syndrome.” I was so relieved. Suddenly, I knew in my bones that I was in good company. That beyond a shadow of a doubt, there were so many leaders who...
Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Powerful news about change, in less than 100 words.

Did you know you can change anything about you at any age, in any relationship or situation? The way you think, the language you speak, your leadership style, your politics or fitness level – it’s all up to you.  You can’t change anybody else,...
Be a Leader, Not a Guard

Be a Leader, Not a Guard

I once worked for a manager who spent a lot of time “protecting” my colleagues and me instead of leading us. This manager worked for a leadership team who would not provide essential information, like budgets, in a timely manner. So our manager spent a lot of time...