One of my coaching clients came up with a brilliant practice for herself that I want to share. This client was (and is) an amazing leader who had learned how to be nimble and adaptive — she knew that national and local funding changes were a regular part of her project landscape. She excelled in

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“If we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change.” – Guiseppe di Lampedusa, Italian novelist (1896-1957)  Sometimes we need to take time to capture what is working.  I once worked with a leader who was passionate about capturing the essence of what had been going so well for the last

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Okay, be honest.  How many times have you left an online meeting and had to pee like a racehorse? Turns out this phrase originated from the 1970s when horse trainers began using diuretics that caused racehorses to shed as much as 10 pounds before a race.  I have worked with extremely committed people in non-profits

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If you have flown for work, you might have noticed that sensation of being “nowhere.” For the suspended time after you settle into your seat, you no longer have a sense of place. You barely notice your surroundings and, frankly, your sense of “purpose” dwindles down to how you will pass the next few hours,

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