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A Nail Biting Day for America: Voting in a Contentious Time

Is anyone else having trouble focusing on work? I am doing all sorts of smaller tasks, and trying to avoid the news, longing for distraction, anxious, hopeful and scared. It’s the day we vote, and decide the fate of our country for the next four years. On this day, our vote is our leadership, but […]

Helen Keller and the Power of Optimism

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.

Sink or swim? Great leadership and organizational healing

I just finished watching, The Secret Language of Words, a film about surviving violence, finding love and the fine balance between healing wounds and living with the aftermath of trauma that can never be forgotten. It’s not much of a leap to one of the biggest challenges for leaders, rebuilding an organization after a traumatic […]

Leadership and the Arts: Harry Potter as Role Model, Transformational Leader

Today, I’m grateful to Call Me Ishmael, the product of a team of people passionate about books, who cull voicemails to the fictional Ishmael (of Moby Dick fame) and share the voices of people who share why they love books. It’s a site that proves the leadership power of art and artists — and often […]

The Land Of “But”; Where Ideas Go To Die

Originally posted on DCulberhouse:
Each day hundreds of thousands of ideas are formed, considered…and most often disregarded, cast-aside, and left to wither and die… Each day, ideas, both good and bad, survive and thrive or wither and die due to the mindset in which they are formed and the environment in which they are tossed…

Six Steps to SPRING Ahead in Your Work Relationships

This is a great reminder that at work, as in our other life, we need to remember to simply be human with each other: smile, share, be grateful, be personal (connect through commonalities!) and inspire. Isn’t it just this — complex? As complex as paying attention, building connections. As simple as being present, being awake […]

Tribute to Nelson Mandela: Five ways his leadership changed the world

Yesterday, when Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95, the world mourned. Mandela changed us by changing his country, and by embodying a changing story — from revolutionary to ruler, he modeled healing leadership with determination, grace and consistency. From the beginning, chosen to be the figurehead of the anti-Apartheid movement, Mandela embodied change. […]