The Whole Leader Blog

Guest Blog “The Intentional Use of Silence” by Chris Murchison

Sometimes it can be hard to find the words to describe how exactly we feel. The words may be deep inside, under layers of emotion and locked up in our bodies. Or the words are [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog Post, Executive Presence, Leadership, Mindfulness, Presence|

Am I Living on Autopilot?

When you’re on autopilot, you’re going through the motions of life, checking things off your list, but not being really, truly present to your experience. The tricky thing about being on autopilot is the unconscious [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Blog Post, Presence|

Navigating the Election Season with Presence

Every election season evokes emotion, charged rhetoric and drama, but this election season feels particularly painful. The jabs, accusations and downright cruelty are taking a toll on our emotional and mental wellbeing. As the primary [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Blog Post, Mindfulness, Presence|

The Wake Up Call That Changed My Life – and Career

I often get the question about how I started on my “path” towards presence. My answer is “when I got Bell’s palsy.” Bell’s palsy is a virus that paralyzes one side of your face and [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Blog Post, Mindfulness, Presence|

Deep Listening

Thank you for all of the support and words of encouragement many of you sent after I announced the upcoming publication of my new book, Drop In: Lead with Deeper Presence and Courage. Last month I previewed [...]

By | September 10th, 2016|Blog Post, Communication, Mindful Leadership|