Yearly Archives: 2013
Being clear on who we are and what we have to do at work is indispensable to keep our ego-system in check, to cultivate a learning mindset and to operate from a place of peace of mind for the greater benefit of our team and organization. Because I’m a cartoon designer, I came up with ... Read More
As a long-time member of LaL’s 360º feedback team, I talk to a lot of folks about their bosses. At times, it’s very inspiring — a great boss can have a powerful impact on their direct reports and the overall culture of their organization, bringing joy and challenge to the day-to-day and helping individuals find ... Read More
Listen to LaL President Shayne Hughes tell NPR’s Rachel Martin on Weekend Edition how technology impacts relationships and about his experiment banning internal email at LaL for a week.
This blog post is the second in a series on anger. The previous post, “Damn, I just lost my temper again” delved into the difficulties of mastering our own anger. Below, I explore setting limits when others get angry with us or around us. What do you do when someone gets angry with you? Freeze, ... Read More
Recently while I was collecting feedback from a colleague of a client as part of an in-depth 360º assessment, I was struck by something rare: The opinions she shared were unusually direct, detailed and thoughtful, yet clearly coming from a place of love and compassion for our client. In my role as a 360º feedback ... Read More
At Learning as Leadership, January is an intensive month for delivering 360° feedback to the participants coming to the February Personal Mastery workshop. I personally love this feedback delivery process and I think that, despite an understandable apprehension, our participants love it too. Why? As I mentioned in my previous blog about the gift of ... Read More
I have children in 4th and 2nd grade, so the Newtown elementary school massacre scared me more than other recent gun rampages. My boys go to a public elementary school in a “safe” neighborhood, and Newtown was an unnerving reminder that there’s no real protection. Like millions of parents, my strategy is to hope that ... Read More