In our interactions and conversations with other people, our brain often jumps to conclusions. Our brain assigns motives to people’s behavior and comes up with reasons people do things – usually without knowing the full story or having all of the information. This is a problem, because our brain has an inherent negativity bias. This…

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Do you ever look around at other people and their successes, and wonder if you’ve achieved enough or are as far along in your career as you should be? Life is not a straight, upward trajectory. Remembering this and defining our life story and the shape of our life can help us feel more confident…

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When we change our environment, it often lets us think and feel in new ways. How might your thinking be different if you were on the water, say kayaking in the ocean or on a lake? Meet Sarah Scala, a leadership and executive coach who offers kayak coaching as part of her unofficial services. She…

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If you’re like me, you always have thoughts in your head. And if you’re talking with someone – a partner, spouse, or colleague – you might not know what they are thinking. After all, we can’t read other people’s minds. What if you had a quick hack for getting other people to share what’s on…

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Meet Men’s Coach, Ken Mossman, Founder of Cirrus Leadership and Coaching. What does it mean to be a man? How do men find and refine their mojo? And how does that fit in with being an overall conscious, emotionally connected human being? In this interview, men’s coach and host of the podcast Mojo for the Modern Man Ken…

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At the end of an important conversation, we might think we know what someone else is understanding and agreeing to, although we are likely not 100% sure. How do you ensure that everyone is on the same page and committing to next steps with accountability? The leadership communication tool to use to create clear alignment…

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Meet Sober Curious Coach, Julie Dereshinsky, founder of Julie Dereshinsky Coaching. In our “mommy wine culture,” how do you know if your drinking is a problem for you? How can you get curious about the role of alcohol in your life and what you might want for yourself instead? Here’s where Sober Curious Coach Julie…

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When we get angry or discouraged, we often feel it in our body. And if we don’t have a way to quickly discharge those negative feelings, they can take root and grow inside of us. When they spread and take over our mood and thoughts, they can keep us from thinking effectively and feeling happy.…

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Talking about death can seem morbid and scary. If you’re like most people, you might not know where or when to start having these types of conversations. And, yet, honoring wishes for someone’s end of life can help ease a loved one’s passing. Meet Erin Wright, a former nurse and hospice worker, who now has…

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Confidence is key for our personal and professional development. When we feel confident, we can speak up, ask for what we want, and state our point of view. And, yet, there are subtle phrases and words that many of us say without even realizing that they can undermine how we think about ourselves and how…

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