Have you been affected by the talent gap? Good people are hard to find & ever increasingly so. Plus the hiring process is time consuming, difficult & comes with big stakes. What do you look for? What has to come part & parcel with the staff? What can be taught? What’s … [Read more...] about How to stem the talent gap & stop fighting fires with these 3 simple steps
Feel like the year's getting away from you faster than an ice cream cone melting on a hot summer day? Like seriously, you can feel the melted ice cream sliding down your arm, escaping you & feeling icky & sticky. Do you feel slightly faint & dizzy when you realize it’s already AUGUST … [Read more...] about Holy cow, it’s August already & I have no idea what I’ve been doing!
You know those days when you’re ruled not by an iron fist but by an invisible clock? When your to-do list is longer than those old encyclopedia Britannica’s. When you feel like that ‘80’s song the 'Final Countdown' is on an endless loop. And you feel like if you stopped for a minute to think … [Read more...] about In praise of medium (not mediocre) + a worksheet
Scenario 1: you’re madly dashing around cursing as you’re packing for a trip very last minute. You’ve got a plane to catch & you have a very strong premonition that you’re going to feel that drop of dread, totally unorganized feeing in your stomach when you arrive & find out you forgot … [Read more...] about Your time-warped organization solution from 1990 for blender brain
The usual hubaloo had died down. It was a quiet, weekend day at the UN, which was a good thing, as soon I’d find myself weeping in the bathroom. But I’m getting ahead of myself Have you ever been so frustrated, so angry, so overwhelmed that tears fall like a faucet? With your stomach roiling with … [Read more...] about Resolve your next email conflict using my dryer vent technique
‘Doesn’t that make your head hurt?,’ asked my hubbie. I looked up in surprise. I was doing what I love to do. What brings me ease. What makes me feel on top of things. What gives me peace & lets me get stuff done. I was making lists. Lists have a special place in my heart. They’re my … [Read more...] about Would you eat an alligator pear? (you already have & why it’s important)
Yep it’s still me – but with a whole new look. I’m over the moon & slightly delirious to announce new ways to help you learn, laugh & lead, through my brand new website. I’ve designed some fun ways for you to engage so take a look around. Who knows- you might even win … [Read more...] about Fill in this puzzle to learn, laugh & lead (& you could win 1 of my online courses)
I’m on the verge of serving you better through launching a new website. It’s taken bursts of creativity which made me think of what you could learn from a wildly creative story involving a new take on an old tradition, the can-can & big surprises all around. But first, think of a situation … [Read more...] about How you can marry worldviews with a garter belt & the can-can
Yoga matts, each with a patterned pillow, were laid out in rows, which made the room look like a wildly colourful game of tic tac toe. My stomach bumped up against my ribs as I settled my nerves. I’m used to doing yoga at home in private, but I was there to see the world premier of the documentary … [Read more...] about Emmanuel Jal & Yogadishu; what’s fought in your mind & won in your heart?