GETTING ON THE BALCONY

Getting on the Balcony is a metaphor first used by Ronald Heifetz and Marty Linsky to describe the ability of a leader to see the bigger picture of what is going on around them.

BODY SCAN

The body scan is a mindfulness exercise that simply brings attention to the physical sensations in the body. It is performed by scanning through each part of the body and being attentive at the moment to what you are experiencing.

EQ Workout #5: Just hit the snooze button!

I remember giving a talk to a 6th-grade class in a local school a few years ago. I asked what they were learning at the moment and they told me about a wonderful project they did about famous inventions.

WHAT ARE MY LISTENING BLOCKS

One of the greatest impacts a leader can make is to be fully present in any conversation. The ability to leave another person feeling that they have been fully listened to is remarkable. However, this happens so rarely in our workplace because of the competing demands on our time.

FINDING YOUR UNIQUE TRIGGERPRINT

Have you ever noticed an instance in your life when something that happened or was said evoked in you an immediate reaction full of emotion? Sometimes our reactions are appropriate and can help protect us but at other times that do not serve us well.