Burn-out: What are we actually trying to achieve here?

I asked him, “Do you miss it?” He smiled. After 20 years of working “Crazy Hours”, navigating the quagmire of “Enterprise Politics”, attending countless (pointless?) meetings designed to assuage the “Relevancy Appetites of Senior Stakeholders” and somehow, in between, trying to create meaningful, sustainable Capability Programs, Develop his Team, Build Engagement, and all the other…
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Making Peace with the Shadow: Leading Self

I'd like you to take a second to think about the private moments you have every minute of every waking hour. All those thoughts and conversations you have with yourself - sometimes over and over, across the whole span of a day; sometimes fleeting, in the moment, and then gone. How many of those thoughts…
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Using shadow in coaching and team-focused work.

"The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It's our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows." ~ Brené Brown A curious thing happened in a recent role-play session that reminded me of the subject of "shadow" which I wrote about here a few weeks ago. In a nutshell,…
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