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The parts of transition we don’t talk about

The parts of transition we don’t talk about

The plan can be clear. Timelines can be set. We can map out our next steps. We row with speed and confidence to our next shore. The next step. But real transitions take their own time.

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Ultradian rhythms.

Ultradian rhythms.

The problem is that the more responsibility we have, the more expectations people have of us, the less likely that only time management will work.

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Tech Sabbath. Trial Day One.

Tech Sabbath. Trial Day One.

Have you ever tried a Tech Sabbath? Would you be up for it? Here’s what happened when I gave it a whirl.

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Sabotage!

Sabotage!

Who’s your inner saboteur? The judging inner critic that is always chattering away hurling self-confidence withering comments your way?

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Listening mode. Activated.

Listening mode. Activated.

What happens when we listen differently? More deeply?

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A New Season. A New Start.

A New Season. A New Start.

Declare a new season and set a new direction. Keep it simple and easy, and notice how much can change.

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Tips and Tricks and Tell Me What to Do

Tips and Tricks and Tell Me What to Do

Tips and tricks work really well when you’re changing a tire on your car or trying to train your dog, but life can be more complicated. Your emotions, your mood, your language, and your body’s messages are complex for each individual. The signals have very unique and subtle messages for you

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Spring 2021 Book Recommendations

Spring 2021 Book Recommendations

Spring 2021 book roundup. A quick list of three books (all very different) that I’ve enjoyed recently. There’s so much good stuff coming out that I haven’t had a chance to read yet!

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Imaginary kittens

Imaginary kittens

"Do you guys want to take care of two baby kittens? They’re here in my purse. They are super small. What color kitten would you like?" I reached a hand into my purse, rummaging around as if trying to capture something small and squirming.

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The Feedback I Ignored

The Feedback I Ignored

It’s true. For years… YEARS… I got the same feedback from peers, managers and my team and I actively ignored it.

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It's Always Something. Getting Resilient.

It's Always Something. Getting Resilient.

When you think about it, it’s a miracle that anything ever goes smoothly in this complex, ever-evolving world. Trade in your expectations of perfection for building a strategy of flexibility and resilience.

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How to ask for feedback

How to ask for feedback

Want to understand where you need to grow? Getting feedback allows you to build on your best qualities and shore up areas where you need to build more experience. Here are a few ways to ask for feedback that are quick, easy and painless.

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