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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Are you Cultivating Growth?

cul·ti·vate To nurture; foster ; to promote  growth It’s time – finally – the glorious time for gardening in the Pacific NW! After months of anticipation, we got appropriately muddy and sweaty digging, fertilizing and planting seeds in our garden several weekends ago. We were almost giddy as we tucked tiny seeds of vegetables soon to be birthed in the…   read more »

Leverage and Lead with Your Gifts

As a leader, do you fully recognize and own your gifts? How can you leverage what you’re best at if you don’t really know what that it? Some of the best gifts and insights emerge in day- to -day conversation with our colleagues. At a recent leadership session, we were talking about confidence. One woman shared that she had learned…   read more »

Finding Sanity in Simplicity

Ever wonder if it’s just you? Why oh why does life feel so complex at times? A recent article in the Wall Street Journal offered me some perspective that I’m not alone and that there are many reasons for the crush of complexity. One root cause is the “overwhelm of choice”; 800,000 apps for your phone, thousands of breakfast cereal…   read more »