Practicing new skills – competence model

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

Prepared to surrender

As I prepare to teach a 4-week learning circle entitled "Nurturing Your Feminine Leadership Journey" I realize that I have done what I can. Now it is time to surrender the results, and become (and remain) present with the participants. I may have just a couple of students, but I am committed to making the … Continue reading Prepared to surrender

TBT – There is no “better” you

**This is an edited post from January 2018. It is a relevant reminder for the workshop I have coming up on the 27th.** I have noticed a lot of flyers in fitness centers and around bulletin boards that invite people to "become a better you." I really dislike this slogan. You are just fine the … Continue reading TBT – There is no “better” you

High net growth v. high net worth

I want to riff a bit on a chapter of Jenny Blake's book Pivot on "High Net Growth" individuals. It is a concept that resonates so deeply with me. We all know that there are "high net worth" people who measure their success by the amount of assets they accumulate. They value material measures of success. … Continue reading High net growth v. high net worth

Wellness Wednesday – Remember your resilience

This Wednesday as I travel home from LHT to MSP, I want to share an idea for a way to think when times get tough or you face difficulties. Of course, whenever I write about these themes, they are reminders for when my future self encounters a problem as well. One thing I have observed … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – Remember your resilience