engagement, inspiring, Leadership

Are You Changing Your Communication During COVID?

Might sound like an odd thing to think about. And I am not just talking about working from home.My daughter left me this note "Don't Touch" with respect to her late night art project on the dining room table. My first reaction in the morning was "how could she use the kitchen table?" She has… Continue reading Are You Changing Your Communication During COVID?

design thinking, engagement, inspiring, Leadership

What I Learned in Transforming a Design Thinking Workshop to Virtual

Flight cancelled. Coronavirus spreading. I love facilitating Design Thinking workshops but found myself grounded and a team left disappointed. Happy to hear the precautions IBM had taken but struggling with how I could still help this team remotely. Working in a transformational role, I catch myself when the word “can’t” surfaces in my mind.  To… Continue reading What I Learned in Transforming a Design Thinking Workshop to Virtual

engagement, inspiring, Leadership, mindfulness

How Mindfulness Leads to Meaningful Change

"Valley of Despair." That's what I called it in my book ("Inspiring Bold"). I first learned about the change curve when facilitating Lean events. A Lean event would bring together a team of 10-12 employees that would focus on break through change. The change curve used to describe the mood of the team as they worked… Continue reading How Mindfulness Leads to Meaningful Change

design thinking, engagement, inspiring, Leadership

Design Thinking Makes It Safe for Employees

There is so much focus today on employees. What do they want? How do we help them be healthy? How do we connect them with the company mission? How do we give them purpose, such that they bring their best self to the job? Countless articles like " Show Me The Money. The ROI of… Continue reading Design Thinking Makes It Safe for Employees