Here are some of my thoughts, blogs, and articles.

What Coronavirus is Doing to Leaders (and what you can do about it)

What Coronavirus is Doing to Leaders (and what you can do about it)

As humans, we all crave three things: autonomy, mastery, and purpose.  With the loss of one of these we are challenged.  With the loss of all three we can feel paralyzed.  With the issue that Coronavirus is presenting, we need able, calm, capable, confident leaders who can look at the refinement that can come from chaos and see that structured disruption can result in some sort of positive change on the other side.  We need the empowerment to give ourselves the gift of at least one of the elements above.  We need to operate in generosity, sharing this strength and turning it into the best we can do with a really wicked mess.

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Making Friends With The Darkness

Making Friends With The Darkness

(This article was originally published on Thrive Global, March 17, 2018) This is me.  This photograph was taken two months after I was violently attacked at gunpoint.  I was trying to hold my head up during a time when my world felt like it was falling apart.  My...

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I Am Creative – and I Always Will Be.

I Am Creative – and I Always Will Be.

This is me. At about 18 months. I was proud. And happy. Self-satisfied. This might have been the height of my self-respect, and I am sure it was the beginning of my early creative peak. When I was young I was innately creative, and I believed in it. I knew that I...

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January Finds Me Returning to Myself.

January Finds Me Returning to Myself.

Once upon a time, half a lifetime ago, I ran away to Scotland. I arrived in Edinburgh and was greeted by icy fingers of fog, sheets of rain, and the most breathtaking view of a backlit castle at dark.  I covered my head and throat and heart with heavy wool, and hung...

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