MAY DAY! – Navigating Leadership Communication

MAY DAY! – Navigating Leadership Communication

In the last blog titled, One Step at a Time, I discussed leadership and communication in these changing times. For context here are some key points! • When the future is unknown, “The leader must LEAD.” • Even when the leader experiences uncertainty, they must...
One Step At a Time

One Step At a Time

9:00 a.m. – March 25, 2005 I am sitting in my office, doing my work, and my cell phone rings. When I answer, a woman claiming to be Velma, the gate guard for my new community, is on the other end of the line. She says, “We have been trying to reach you, your...
Get Close and Lean In!

Get Close and Lean In!

• Now we are working from home, • Now we are social distancing, • Now we are wearing masks, • Now it is more difficult to see a smile, • Now we are trying to get close when we cannot get close, • Now we need connection and empathy more than ever. How do you connect...
It Is What It Is!

It Is What It Is!

It Is What It Is! We hear this phrase, but what does it mean? People may say this and shrug their shoulders as if to indicate, “Oh well, get over it”. Really? In this time of unease and fear, people want to be heard and understood. How can you use the concept of...
LEAP OF FAITH!

LEAP OF FAITH!

Colliers English Dictionary defines a “leap of faith” as something you do even though you are not sure it is right or will succeed. I define a “leap of faith” as the space between where you have been and where you are going. The place of not knowing. As a child, I...