Equal Time for the Bright Side

Equal Time for the Bright Side

Getting to the other side of fear feels good. Liberating. Accomplished. Like the warmth of the sun on your face when the clouds finally part after a storm. I don’t want you to try to get rid of your fears, to be ashamed of them, or try to make them stop. It is...
Wrapping Up a Meaningful Meeting

Wrapping Up a Meaningful Meeting

Congratulations! You’ve finished your meeting. You should be proud of all the hard work you put into planning and facilitating an effective meeting. Most meetings don’t produce the value you have created. But the work isn’t over yet. Just a few more things to do and...
Leading Meaningful Meetings

Leading Meaningful Meetings

“Meetings are the linchpin of everything.” —Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and Death by Meeting Leading a meeting is no small task. Once you figure out what conversations really need to happen, plan for them, and set up for success, (if...
Meaningful Meetings: Doing the Prepwork

Meaningful Meetings: Doing the Prepwork

Meetings… love ’em or hate ’em, they’re not going away any time soon. Most of us long to get meaningful work done during meetings, but the distractions, disruptions, and lack of meeting management derails us. Leverage your frustration with poor meetings as a catalyst...
Believing in Yourself is Overrated

Believing in Yourself is Overrated

Thank goodness you don’t actually have to believe in yourself to do things in the world. Frankly, I’d never get anything done if I had to believe in myself first. I believe in a lot of things. I believe in the power of our intention, and I believe in feeling the fear...