Making Something out of Nothing:  The Creative at Work and at Home

By |2018-06-26T19:08:20+00:00June 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our offices are pretty dull.  Tasks are assigned and tasks are done.  We clock in, we clock out. Most of the time, we are repeating actions that have been deemed productive in the past. [...]

Mindfulness in the Minefield: Reclaiming Calm in the Office

By |2018-04-17T00:02:42+00:00April 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

You’re at your desk and the phone rings.  The hairs stand up on back of your neck when the number flashes on the phone’s face:  it’s your boss’ admin and you do not have [...]

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 [...]