It began with Native Americans. They were sent to Indian Territory on the Trail of Tears which is now called Oklahoma where I live. Later Tulsa would have one of the most devastating race riots in history…
Thanksgiving is here, and so starts the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Families and friends getting together uniting over a glutton’s delight, a month before vowing to start the year out right with the new diet plan. But beyond the commercialization is the heart of something really special. They include time spent with
This week I made the executive decision to change the book of the week to Becoming by Michelle Obama. I don’t know is it still an executive decision if it’s just me? Anyways, in choosing this book, I thought about how I want this blog to be about becoming our best selves. Part of why
Today’s blog post is from this week’s book of the week, High Performing Habits by Brendon Burchard. Today we’re talking about habit number four and sharing just a few gems from the book (not all the gems you have to buy the book for that). The secret Brendon Burchard says is in the fundamentals. “The
Together, we are the people who can make a difference. Not just with our vote, but in how we see others.
So many companies these days have left me extremely disheartened when I see their values or mission statement, hanging up in an expensive frame on the wall, never again be revisited. Many times the mission statement or value statement is extremely thought out, and the company not only misses the mark they don’t even strive to achieve it much less acknowledge it.
The 5 Empathy Skills From Brene Brown’s new book Dare to Lead pg 143-149 To see the world as others see it, or perspective taking To be nonjudgemental To understand another person’s feelings To communicate your understanding of that person’s feelings Mindfulness (paying attention) Today I was reading Brene Brown’s 5 empathy skills from her
This week’s book of the week is Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead. Today I’ve been reading section 4 “Rumbling and Vulnerability”. Shame is never an easy read. And Brene’s books are like taking a swan dive into the internal hard stuff. Dare to Lead is no different. Today I decided to write about shame, because
Wednesday’s book of the week is Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead. A famous TED talk speaker with her talk on vulnerability reaching over 36 million views to-date. Her new book Dare to Lead is a combination of Daring Greatly and Rising Strong geared toward leaders at work. Being a big fan of Brene’s work already
When I was 5 years old, I had finally made my decision of what I wanted to be when I grew up. Full of excitement, I enthusiastically ran to go tell my Mom. “Mom… I know what I want to be when I grow up.” “What?”, my Mom eagerly asked staring down at my small