Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018 Thinking about how I make meaning of my life and sense of purpose. It is still an open question for me. I circle the question warily because I can see the edges but not the bulk of it.. I know, for instance, that I’m less concerned with the details of […]
Here’s a snippet of a presentation that the inestimable Candice Frankovelgia and I did at the 2017 Human Capital Institute conference in October.
A client saw a portion of a talk I gave at the Human Capital Institute conference. She shared with her HR leader who interpreted it in a way I had not predicted: My statement: Every person in my organization has worth and value and can make a contribution. What HR leader interpreted: Every person in my organization
A colleague asked me for help on his dissertation topic. He asked if I would respond to some prompts: – As a coach, what do you see / define as personal ‘potential’? – In your experience, how can coaching help coachees reach their ‘potential’? – How has coaching helped you, personally, fulfil your ‘potential’? I
The Carol Emmott Fellowship for women leaders in healthcare initiates its second class October 24 in San Francisco. We asked each of the Fellows to create an introductory video to get the community started. I decided to create one for myself. Here’s my stab at self-disclosure.
I was interviewed at the Harvard Institute of Coaching annual conference fall 2016 and they were kind enough to provide a video of the interview.
Spoke at Foothills UMC on August 7, 2016 and they made a video http://www.foothillsumc.org/media/video-sermons/message8.7.16
Regression in Senior Leaders: Positional power as a last resort It had to be described as a tantrum. He was red in the face, pounded the table, yelled “bad” words, and pointed his finger. “This is not OK!” was the mildest line from his outburst. Later, when we talked about that communication that took place
I sat down after a brief presentation to a class of 20 leaders over dinner. A central theme of the talk was the importance of creating a sense of community among leaders for mutual development. I heard one of the leaders at my table say to her colleague, “I don’t go for that touchy-feely stuff.”
Doug spoke at the Foothills UMC on August 23, 2015 about how cruelty to oneself is no virtue