Leadership

Choosing To Be Outside Your Comfort Zone

by February 17, 2014

One of the activities that I have continuously enjoyed over the years is cycling.  Last year I got a bit more serious and started spinning at my gym in preparation for three big rides to be completed over the summer of 2013.  Given how much […]

Forgiveness Doesn’t Excuse Their Behavior. Forgiveness Prevents Their Behavior From Destroying Your Heart. Part 2

by January 12, 2014

Forgiveness Doesn’t Excuse Their Behavior. Forgiveness Prevents Their Behavior From Destroying Your Heart. Part 2 In my previous post we were left with a conundrum.  We are exploring two scenarios of stuck conflict and damaged relationships.  The conclusion we seem to have reached is that […]

Forgiveness Doesn’t Excuse Their Behavior. Forgiveness Prevents Their Behavior From Destroying Your Heart. Part 1

by January 12, 2014

Forgiveness Doesn’t Excuse Their Behavior. Forgiveness Prevents Their Behavior From Destroying Your Heart. Part 1  I recently came across this quote on a friends Facebook page. It brings me back, once again, to the challenge of forgiveness.   A couple of insights are emerging for me: […]

Redefining our Relationship to Conflict: Shifting from Doing to Being

In my most recent post I shared some emerging thoughts on the notion of redefining our relationship with conflict.  I continue to be engaged by this challenge, as I am daily reminded of the approach/avoidance relationship many have with conflict.  I encounter so many in […]

Leadership in Integrity

by August 03, 2012

Leadership in Integrity While participating in a coach certification program a number of years ago I was introduced to the concept of being “in or out of integrity”.  You are said to be “in integrity” when your actions and speaking are in alignment with your […]

Leadership and Intolerance

by July 27, 2012

Leadership and Intolerance  “The culture of every organization is shaped in large part by the behavior leaders are willing to tolerate” The value of, and capacity for tolerance, is often espoused as an essential characteristic of healthy individuals, teams, organizations and communities.  The capacity to […]

Leadership, Change and Conflict

by May 01, 2012

Leadership, Change and Conflict A number of years ago I was approached by a client and asked if I do work around Leadership Development.  My response at the time was, “No, I don’t do that, I am a Mediator.”  After a bit of discussion the […]