Ummm…What Did You Say?

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 | No Comments

Oh my gosh.  Night-before-last I did the parent-thing that I swore I’d never do.  My kiddo was talking a million miles an hour and I was….well yes, I was on Facebook…and according to witness testimony, I was nodding and smiling and responding to what he was telling me.  Ten minutes later my kiddo came back […]

Do You Listen?

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 | No Comments

Early in my career I was idealistic, opinionated, and I’m pretty sure that my mouth’s filter was defective.  I remember sitting in meetings in my early 20′s, voicing my thoughts and ideas with abandon, not questioning how they might land.  I of course thought I was “right” about most everything, and wasn’t afraid to say […]

How Does Your Attention Matter?

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 | One Comment

It was a beautiful thing.  She brought such complete attention, that in her presence I could see his confidence expand.  He stood taller.  He played with more passion.  It was as if she had the power to light him up from within. My friend Alise is visiting from Dallas this week.  I’ve been like an […]

How Can You Connect at Work?

Posted by on May 16, 2014 | No Comments

Last night, as I was surrounded by the beaming faces of the group that had just gone through OnStage together, we were talking about what had transpired over the course of the day and one person said, “Well, we really know each other now, and that’s a big change!” Yes.  It’s true.  They really knew […]

Framing for Real

Posted by on Nov 14, 2013 | One Comment

  “How are you?” “How’s it going?” If you’re hangin’ out in the US, you’ll hear these greetings all day long, from colleagues, friends, clients, the checker at the grocery store, your kid’s teacher, the mailman, the guy making your latte at Starbucks – that’s just what we say to each other in this country. […]