The Importance of Team Building

The Importance of Team Building

High-performing teams are critical to making it through times of crisis and thriving after. The way organizational teams work together has evolved in recent years, moving from top-down and expertise-driven, to an approach built around co-creating and purpose. While...
There’s Always Room for a Story

There’s Always Room for a Story

The music died. I was about 1/8 of a mile from finishing a 5K and my playlist was carefully cultivated. Each song was strategically chosen for where I would be on the race route. Then……the music was no more. My phone died, and with it went those last...
Leadership Resiliency

Leadership Resiliency

This week’s blog was co-authored by Wendy Swire, MA, PCC. Wendy is a certified executive coach, speaker, author, Neuroleadership trainer, facilitator and Principal at Swire Solutions and the Founder of DC Neuroleadership Group. Her firm has worked globally with...
Practicing Reflection

Practicing Reflection

The past three months have seen our country battered by COVID and suffering through the pain of losing more than 100,000 of our fellow Americans and the devastating economic fallout. Then the attention of the country switched from the Coronavirus to the violent...
Leading With Courage

Leading With Courage

My off-Broadway debut took place at a school gymnasium in the rocking, junior high version of “The Wiz.” I roared as the Cowardly Lion, the character who feels he isn’t brave enough to play his role as King of the Beasts. Of course, you probably remember the end of...
5 Leadership Lessons from Leading a Family Business

5 Leadership Lessons from Leading a Family Business

Challenging times such as these may offer us an unexpected opportunity to pause and reflect on our experiences, and to consider what lessons we may be able to share with others. For much of my life, I have been a part of a family business. First as a child, observing...