This Sunday I got an itch to go for a run. It was at a time when I noticed myself going to the cupboard, believing I wanted to eat something. In reality, I was not hungry. I was avoiding the task of writing up my ice breaker speech for my Toastmasters meeting scheduled for this … Continue reading Good shoes – a mental health investment
What keeps us going through failure and rejection? Not the cheeriest of starts to a post, but I am working my way to a better place. We’ve just had a restructure at work. They’re never much fun. This one was a marathon that ended in those already well positioned get a promotion, and those of […] … Continue reading Your abilities and beyond: overcoming failure — Libre Paley (Saturday Share)
Hola Amigos/as: I am going a little rant, so pardon me in advance for doing it. Of course if you choose to read my blog, this is what you're going to get now and then. You accept it. Maybe you even enjoy it. Many organizations lack the flexibility they will need to thrive in a … Continue reading Flex work – myth or reality?
One of the discoveries most we make when we are learning new skills is that there is a BIG difference in learning new concepts versus practicing actual skills. This became so clear to me when I began learning to meditate. There are an abundance of books resources and guided meditations out there. Really quite wonderful, … Continue reading Practicing new skills – competence model
I just finished teaching the final session of my "Nurturing Your Feminine Leadership" course. I had intended to write a post to capture my take-aways from the experience, and some lessons learned about how I might do things differently next time. Then I realized as I was reflecting tonight that overall I am happy and … Continue reading Taking time to reflect
On Tuesday I got a tour and tried out my first "co-working" space experience, at The Reserve in Roseville. It was a lovely space. This location just opened in October and they also have locations in Edina and Woodbury, two other suburbs in the Twin Cities. These spaces seem to be popping up more and … Continue reading Co-working