The 3- H’s Of Engagement: Heads, Hearts & Hands

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The Art of Engaging Hearts, Hands and Heads Photo credit Below I posted a question to twitter yesterday asking what common mistakes are made by leaders and supervisors. One of the respondents was from @anthonystevens, “Typical management blunders include, Micromanagement, misplaced priorities,    treating people as interchangeable “things”. After reading Anthony’s answer I perused his blog…

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“How Are You? No; REALLY… How Are You?”

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How Are You? Really? Last night I was at the Edmonds-Woodway commencement services. One of the student speakers, Anne Yoon shared her personal story of struggling  with anorexia. During her speech she challenged her fellow classmates to press into knowing each other. She told her fellow classmates that  many times she answered their question of,…

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Want to Build Community & Team: Lose The EGO.

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Meet Community & Team Killer #1: The Ego One of my girlfriends (age 45+) told me a story about a friend of her’s who recently celebrated her third marriage. (Do you even celebrate the third one?) My girlfriend was horrified when her fairly normal friend transformed into bridzilla.( 20 year old bridzalla’s are cute; 45…

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Online & In Real Life: Finding Harmony

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What’s your take on harmonizing In real life and on-line? For most of my life I have developed relationships, communicated, come to know and be known, in person and over the phone. Over the past couple years the tools available to communicate, relate, engage and connect with others have exploded. Increasingly I find myself writing…

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