Vole, C’est Moi: What I’ve Learned from Working Alone

By |2018-07-09T23:47:56+00:00July 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

The prairie vole has become invaluable to certain scientists because the prairie vole appears to fall in love.   It’s the only rodent that does.  It’s one of about 5% all known species (per Smithsonian) that [...]

Corporate Grief: When the Workplace Breaks Your Heart

By |2018-03-22T17:54:25+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I transitioned from my private practice as a therapist to leadership consulting in the corporate sector, I figured the psychic heaviness of my role would lift some. I knew that people’s work lives [...]

Corporate Corral: Conferencing in Captivity

By |2018-03-09T20:18:52+00:00March 9th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I just got off a weekly conference call with members of the Circle Up team.  The call often runs well over an hour but, today, we wrapped in 45 minutes. And I’m a little [...]

Relational Inflammation: The Value of Rest and Space

By |2018-03-09T18:20:35+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Relationships are like high contact sports. We bump into each other and sometimes knock each other down. It’s nearly impossible to have a human relationship with any kind of authenticity and not hit points [...]