The Whole Leader Blog

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|

Are You Bad at Meditation?

Recently, my friend and I were talking about meditation and she told me that she was starting to experiment with meditation. She quickly confessed that she was a “bad meditator,” and I thought to myself, [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Blog Post, Mindfulness|

The Art of Letting Go

Many of my clients are facing incredible transitions in their careers and are facing tough choices about what to keep and what to let go.  It’s a natural human tendency to want to hang on [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Communication, Leadership, Learning|

A New Model of Leadership

Nearly three years ago was the first time I heard of The Leadership Circle. When my friend and colleague Pamela Saari introduced their work to me, I had a gut sense that their leadership assessment [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Effeciency, Executive Presence, Leadership, Mindful Leadership|