Coach the Inner Core.
Lead from the Inside Out.

Reflection, Inner Core, Values, Purpose, Coaching, Leadership Development, Assessments, Relationship, Secure Environment, Non-Judgement, Communication, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, Leadership Coach

A coaching colleague of mine and I recently spent an afternoon examining, brainstorming, and developing meaningful leadership curriculum for a cohort of successful leaders who are dedicating a year to build their leadership capacity. Already successful technical leaders, our question is – how do we assist them in learning the value of reflecting on who […]

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The Powerful Practice of Gratitude: 
A Foundation for Resilience & Happiness

Gratitude, Alignment, Core, Foundation, Better Relationships, Social Ties, Career Success, Sustainable Gratitude, Daily Practice, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

As we start a new year and as I spend some time with clients working on revisiting their foundation – their core – we ask, “what do you need to stay aligned with your core or your foundation?” A daily gratitude practice is a good place to start. “Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way […]

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Grow More Gratitude

gratitude, attitude of gratitude, health, relationships, wellbeing, grow more gratitude, cultivate gratitude, mindfulness, gratitude ritual, thank you notes, nonverbal actions, please, thank you, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

In times of public and personal disquiet, I have to dig deeper to practice my gratitude habit. I have to admit, my first instinct does not take me there, but I know going there serves me and others. I remember lessons others have taught me about being resilient through challenging circumstances. Victor Frankl, Maya Angelou, […]

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Gratitude, Health and Relationships

gratitude, attitude of gratitude, health, relationships, what is gratitude, affirmation, recognition, cultivate gratitude, the little things, practice gratitude, gratitude journal, journal, gratitude essence, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

This past week I have been flooded with things to be grateful for and I know that writing about it has increased my awareness. Four years ago, this past week, I had a knee replacement. The recovery has been so successful that I forget what it used to be like and neglect to pause in […]

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