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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 …

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Career decision tools (part 3): let go

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on career decision tools. Read part 1 here and part 2 here. Stories are my wheelhouse. My coaching clients come to me to make sense of their story, or to figure out their next plot point. My professional / personal branding clients come to me to harness …

Career decision tools (part 2): feel

This is part 2 of a 3-part series on career decision tools. Stay tuned for part 3. The analysis tools we reviewed in part 1 (it’s over here) are a great first step when considering big career decisions. Decisions like: Do I leave this job? Do I take that job? Do I share my aspirations …