The Whole Leader Blog

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|

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|