Musings

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

My New Year’s intention is to read and share more poetry, and I’ve been immersed in the work of David Whyte –poet, philosopher, and organizational speaker. I’ve been reading Whyte’s book […]

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015

“How are we showing up for each another?” “How can we listen more deeply?” “How can we bring our full selves to work?” Increasingly, I’m finding that organizations are asking […]

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Monday, August 10th, 2015

First, I have to confess the 8th grader at issue happens to be my son. Yes, I’m super proud, but the reason I’m writing about it is because it is a powerful […]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

Crafting and maintaining a personal brand takes a lot of work. I am going to tell you a story about the power of a vivid LinkedIn profile. When I was […]

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Monday, April 20th, 2015

Spring is such a great time to launch into new projects. Occasionally a special workshop opportunity arises and I want to let you know about it. This May, I am […]

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Monday, January 26th, 2015

THREE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS IN PARTICIPATORY FACILITATION (and one is FREE!) Whether leading meetings is central to what you do or a component of your work, these workshops will […]

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Thursday, October 30th, 2014

I recently returned from the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference in Denver, where I co-facilitated a World Café conversation with my colleagues Rita Fierro and Dawn Hanson Smart. The theme of […]

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Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Focus groups, interviews, and document review. They’re the trio of go-to qualitative methods used for gathering information for program evaluations and strategy planning. There are many other approaches, of course, […]

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Friday, April 25th, 2014

THE WORLD NEEDS PEOPLE TO CONNECT, AND IT NEEDS PEOPLE WHO CATALYZE THOSE CONNECTIONS. It needs it in Board rooms and classrooms and conference halls. It needs it in churches […]

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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

I’ve been grooving on the work of Danielle LaPorte since this past summer. She focuses on the power of identifying and moving towards core desired feelings in helping you get […]

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