Are You Boxing Yourself In?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 | No Comments

Last week I was talking with an OnStage participant originally from the UK and we got to talking about how people seemed to make decisions about who he was and what he was like as soon as he opened his mouth to speak.  They’d hear his accent and *snap* – decide.  And last night I […]

Are You the Person They Think You Are?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Have you ever met someone who was totally different than you thought they’d be?  Maybe you’d known them in a past-life, like back in high school, many, many moons ago.  Maybe you’d known them in a different context, like you had worked together and now you’re seeing them socially for the first time.  Maybe you […]

Waiting for the Muck to Settle

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 | No Comments

My life keeps dishing out proof that the more I learn, the more I realize I need to learn – and it’s a very uncomfortable place to be.  It’s so much more fun when you feel like you’ve got all the answers, don’t you think?  My husband (the innovation-guy) and I were talking about the […]

Waiting for the Muck to Settle

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 | No Comments

My life keeps dishing out proof that the more I learn, the more I realize I need to learn – and it’s a very uncomfortable place to be.  It’s so much more fun when you feel like you’ve got all the answers, don’t you think?  My husband (the innovation-guy) and I were talking about the […]

Setting Expectations

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 | One Comment

My kiddo’s third grade class was scheduled to go on a field trip today and field trips are not his strong suit.  A bit of a whirling dervish, he tends to make field trips challenging for the teachers and the chaperones in tow.  For several days coaching has ensued.  “On Thursday, you have a field […]