Category Archives: Lead change

Frustration, Fears, Fury, and Failures!

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It’s best to offload those sinking moods or debilitating worries before any mental or hopeful fix suddenly feels beyond our reach. Has it happened to you? The fact is, our brains take on a dangerous stress chemical, called cortisol, much like a badly listing sailboat takes on water. The lower… Read more »

2020 Change or Stay the Same?

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Feeling stressed, alone or overwhelmed during a holiday, while those around you seem to revel in festivity and fun? If so, you’ll be glad to know that our brains hold enormous tools for another run at a life in a healthier, more enjoyable lane. It’s also true that when we… Read more »

Keep Going or Draw the Drapes?

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                                       Why keep going into our 70s and 80s? We’re told that seniors stagnate with stress that comes from problems such as passivity, and lack of purpose. But what if retirement symbolized renewal? Back when I wrote curriculum, led brain conferences, and supported organizational change, I fought against pigeonholes women… Read more »

10 Principles of Change I’ve Learned

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As I worked with and learned from leaders across  20 countries, over 40 years,  I learned 10 key factors that lead  sustainable change. Guided by these key principles, I engage  two-footed questions, facilitate mind-guided mutual mentoring, and track change in  brain based assessment skill charts, to help develop specific skill… Read more »

What’s New?

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“What’s new?”  People often ask me, as if something really is. When I hear others asked what’s new, I’ve often heard back the conversation closer, “Not much.” Researchers begin new projects with questions about what’s new that leave people like me wondering if something will change eventually, and if so… Read more »

Celebrate Growth across Diverse People and Ideas

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What’s missing or broken in your daily situation? Do some people feel unable to speak up or feel heard? Do different generations find chances to be in charge in your circles? Simply stated – do millennials and boomers learn from and support one another at the peaks? Is there flexibility… Read more »

Looking to Change a Culture? Brain Based Co-Creations Move Mindsets

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Have you ever proposed change to a traditional board? I’m talking about an  interactive exchange where board members co-create and help re-shape tangible benefits for current and future members.  Such a proposal – if highly interactive – can put  you on your way to co-facilitating change within the culture this… Read more »

Will Today Change You or Inspire Others in New Directions?

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Does change ever shake you to your core? Moving from a holiday back to work? Away from or closer to people you love? From one job or career interest to another? Let’s face it, change can either debilitate us or rejuvenate us. A few weeks ago my darling daughter invited… Read more »

Combine Climate, Robots, Minecraft, Grandparents and Kids!

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Who doesn’t love a great story? And who’s not into Minecraft creations, or a loving grandparent cuddle? Finally, who’s not concerned about problems such as text neck, because kids are online too much? If you say, yes to any of these three  it only makes sense to engage young readers hot topics… Read more »

What Happens If You Risk Change in Smug or “Content” Cultures?

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You meet people daily who feel afraid to fix a broken anything because they fear they’ll end up alone, stuck and without support, in self-satisfied circles that see new ideas as mere buzz at best. Inner terror is only intensified by physiological challenges, such as your mental makeup. Do the… Read more »