The Gift of Time and Space
The gift of time and space benefits every aspect of our lives, when we can consciously make the time for it.
Strategies to Tame Your Inner Critic
Quieting the loud inner voices and chatter in our heads can sometimes feel impossible. In this article, we offer 9 great strategies to manage the negative thinking in your mind so you cango forth and be your very best self.
Three Ways PTSD Treatment Made Me A Better Leader
In 2003, my healthy, marathon-running 31 yr old husband died suddenly from a pulmonary arterial dissection. Those five hours were the worst, most horrific I hope I'll ever know. For years, I struggled with the impacts of grief and life as a young...
When Leadership and Grief Intersect - How To Support a Grieving Colleague
“Heidi,” my friend asked, “I don’t know how to help her. What do I do?” Over the years, I’ve become the go-to person for colleagues and fellow leaders when one of their team suffers a personal loss. I approach these conversations from two...
Five Benefits of a Leadership Development Program
Clients often ask about the benefits of a formal leadership development program for their top-talent leaders. It's a valid question, as development programs come with a price tag of time and money. But it's also a long-term investment in your...
3 Steps To Managing Emotions In the Moment
During the recession years of 2008-2010, I worked for a large financial institution in New York City. For 2-3 years, we were all stressed; for our jobs, for our families, for our futures, for the economy. We were not our best selves in those years...
Identifying Your Personal Values
What are Personal Values? Life presents an endless series of decisions, large and small, that require you to make difficult choices. While many factors are involved, often the critical decision factors are balanced with your core values. Values...
Creating Your Personal Leadership User Manual
Years ago, I was invited to the All-Hands meeting of a CTO I greatly respected and admired. One of his agenda items was to review the “About Me” slide deck he’d created. I watched, fascinated, as he shared with his rapidly-growing team the keys to...
Integrating the head and the heart
“You’re not going to be successful at this thing unless you move from your head to your heart.”All that I could do was return a blank stare. What the hell did he even mean, move from my head to my heart? I had risen through the ranks because of...