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How to Fine Tune Your Gratitude Practice

Around this time of year, we hear a lot of talk about gratitude. There are many well-established benefits to practicing gratitude; it’s been shown to lower depression and stress, facilitate positive relationships, and even boost performance at work. As coaches, we frequently recommend starting a gratitude practice by maintaining a gratitude journal, or writing a […]

8 Creative Solutions to Your Most Challenging Problems

I work with some of the most talented rising leaders in Silicon Valley. Like all of us, they face problems. Sometimes, they face them as leaders within their organizations, and sometimes they face them on a personal level. While the last decade has introduced many helpful frameworks for solving complex organizational challenges, creatively, what my […]

How to Lead When the World is On Fire

Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. — Viktor Frankl We’ll all encounter a devastating event at some point in our lives. While we can’t control our external environment, we can build skills that will […]

How to Embrace Constructive Conflict

Most of us intuitively know that having honest and constructive dialogue can benefit our workplace relationships and organizational outcomes. Yet, few of us know how to effectively move into this space without feeling confrontational. For others to feel encouraged to speak up, it turns out, leaders must demonstrate confidence in their own abilities and actively […]

How To Be an Empathetic Leader in a Time of Uncertainty

In conversation with BetterUp Coach Tess Brigham, a therapist and coach who specializes in guiding people through times of transition. As a leader, you’ll be faced with situations that feel deeply unsettling, uncomfortable, and uncertain. You’ll feel like all eyes are on you, and everyone on your team is waiting for answers and guidance. And […]

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