Offer of help

As the new year begins and the first month comes to a close, people I know, coworkers I care about and those that I have never met are all facing challenges looking for new positions.  Generally I try to post something interesting or that speaks to me each month.  This month, I’m simply trying to…

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Appreciation. I recently facilitated a session on Hit Refresh called Name that Tune – Gratitude Edition. It was great fun to play snippets of all kinds of songs and genres and nearly all with the title “Thank you”. Spending the time to collate the list was a lovely exercise in gratitude, appreciation and being thankful! I…

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What if the thing your thought you wanted most turned out to be not what you wanted after all? Say what? What I’m trying to say is…I started down a path, I had great hope and desires… and then I saw someone do the same thing She was amazingy, and awe inspiring! I took a…

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Service leadership, is it for everyone?

It can be. Certain people are interested in being a service leader.Certain people want to see others be empowered to do and be their best.People with those traits also enjoy trying things, and seeing what happens (good or bad) But can everyone do it? Can everyone skip the spotlight?Can everyone enjoy making space for others…

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What is a team? “A group of 2 or greater people focused on the same goal” – I have heard this from possibly ( Sam Falco )Always the same or similar phrase and it has stuck with me. A team starts there, and then it becomes more! What makes a/my/the team work? Top things that…

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Do you laugh and have fun?

Research says: children laugh more than 300 times a day, whereas adults laugh less than 20 times a day. I heard that statistic and it made me very sad. I was at a gathering this weekend, we laughed so hard and for so long that my tummy muscles hurt! How fantastic is that? Do you…

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Your Traits

Who made you who you are today? Who instilled in you the traits you are proud of? Recently while working on a presentation it popped into my mind that that my mom was “my personal RBG”. Seems like a weird sentiment, but after watching the documentary on Justice Ginsburg, I was amazed at her history,…

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The Agile Manifesto Turns 20!

The Agile Manifesto is 20! The Manifesto can vote and it is just 1 year from being able to legally drink, how crazy is that?! Been marinating on the manifesto this month… #1 – Individuals and interactions over process and tools.  A friend gave me advice about how to build additional trust and buy in…

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