If you know me, you know that I haven't always had the most healthy habits around food. For the better part of my life, growing up in the 70s and 80s, I ate processed foods as well as highly refined sugars in the form of really tasty stuff. Yes, I admit it, I enjoy desserts! … Continue reading The Person You Will Be in 5 years, Part 2: The Food You Eat
The Person You Will Be in 5 years, Part 1: The Books You Read
As I was scrolling through the Insta's this morning, I was reminded of the need to constantly and relentlessly improve. Wow, that sounded really arrogant and maybe that is the reason why this simple list of "things" from Jay Vallotton impacted me more than the simple self-improvement post that I oftentimes just glide by. Not … Continue reading The Person You Will Be in 5 years, Part 1: The Books You Read
Are we asking the wrong questions again?
This morning I had to answer a diversity questionnaire and I think we are asking the wrong questions again. First, I get the sociology of what got us to this point. I'm not someone with "my head in the sand." I understand the last several hundred years of history and while I don't necessarily agree with the extremity of the pendulum swing, within our current constructs, I get it.
Homegrown Agile: E’s Graduation
He did it! E graduated. We are so very excited about his accomplishments and for the next part of his journey through college. He has endured much hardship as a student - some of it environmental and some of it self-inflicted - and in many ways, it reminds me of what we see at organizations that we coach.
Stop thinking you have to know everything
One of my favorite quotes is "if you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room." Partially because it exemplifies how we should build teams with honor, but also because it just simply takes the pressure off of having to be something I will never be!