Communication Part 2: Aim

This is Part 2 in a 4 Part Series to inspire honest and productive communication between humans at work. Read Part 1 (on Collaboration) here. Part 1 Recap: Collaborate Communication is collaboration. And to collaborate, we must connect. Before sharing ideas, before actively listening, before coming to conclusions, connection is the fertilizer that lifts communication …

Communication Part 1: Collaborate

It’s Gemini Season. If you don’t know, Gemini season spans late May to late June every year, and its themes include communication, duality, trading ideas, and expanding intellectually while also having fun. We’re celebrating with a 3-part series to inspire honest and productive communication between humans at work. Why communication for Gemini season? Aside from …

Bring your #wholeself to work: superpowers of explorers

Welcome to Part 4 of a series all about bringing your #wholeself to work. Read part 1 (on athletes) over here ; Part 2 (on parents) over here ; and Part 3 (on artists) over here Work is full of its own special kind of tension. We want to make processes and procedures repeatable, to save time …

Bring your #wholeself to work: superpowers of artists

Welcome to Part 3 of a series all about bringing your #wholeself to work. Read part 1 (on athletes) over here and Part 2 (on parents) over here. Stay tuned for part 4, coming up. My four year old says “pause game” a lot. Like, when we’re chatting at dinner and he wants to run outside and …

Bring your #wholeself to work: superpowers of parents

Welcome back to our series on bringing your #wholeself to work. Read part 1 (on athletes) over here. Stay tuned for parts 3 and 4, coming up. Let’s be honest: I could write a book on this (and actually I’m working on something like that… PS if you’re not getting our emails where we share …

Bring your #wholeself to work: superpowers of athletes

Welcome to our series on bringing your #wholehuman to work. Stay tuned for parts 2, 3 and 4 coming up. Here’s a little background on WHY this matters: We recently published a series called Nurture your working life – where we invited you to consider your working life as a group of plants. Two of …

Nurture your working life: part 4 (Possibility)

This is a 4-part series to help you nurture your working life. Check out Part 1 (Intention)¬†over here, Part 2 (Foundation)¬†over here. and Part 3 (Inputs) over here. I am not really a fan of the notion that “if you don’t know exactly where you’re going, how will you get anywhere?” The truth is, a …

Nurture your working life: part 3 (Inputs)

This is a 4-part series to help you nurture your working life. Check out Part 1 (Intention) over here and Part 2 (Foundation) over here. Imagine your working life is a group of plants. So far in this series we’ve covered the super fabulous and under-acknowledged fact that it is your privilege to define WHAT plants …

Nurture your working life: part 2 (Foundation)

This is a 4-part series to help you nurture your working life. Read Part 1 (about expanding your definition of “working life” and setting intentions for your garden) over here. This is a story about sheep manure and one of my favourite workplace metaphors. It’s about caring for the soil, so the soil can care …

Nurture your working life: part 1 (Intention)

This is a series on nurturing your working life Where I sit, we’re on the cusp of spring. Wherever you sit, I hope you’re surrounded by that same feeling of imminent growth – both from the earth around you, and for YOU and your working life. Let’s start with some definitions… What is nurturing? To …