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May 19, 2022

Now is that moment for more Wilding

Now is that moment for more Wilding Hopefully I’ve nudged you toward the notion that bringing your whole Wild self to work and encouraging that in others is a good idea. I know it's catching on because in conversation or when I ask groups at speaking engagements for the words they…
Work Wild
March 9, 2022

Work/Life Equity

Work/Life Equity Equinox is upon us. That time, just twice a year, when daylight and darkness are equal. Ahh, the balance of it all. And it happens only twice a year. Even our planet seems to understand that perfect balance just isn’t intended to happen all the time. So many…
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January 21, 2022

What if we lightened up a little bit?

What if we lightened up a little bit? I was trying to decide how I would approach a speaking engagement in which most attendees were going to be suspicious of anyone wearing a mask. For me, there was no question that I would wear one (or maybe two), but I…
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December 15, 2021

The Cure for exhaustion

The cure for exhaustion As we enter this time of winter solstice—the shortest days and longest nights—it feels like a time ripe for reflection. It’s been a challenging year world-wide as we continue to wrangle with a pandemic that has left no one and nothing untouched. And I have yet…
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November 24, 2021

Bringing our whole selves to work

Bringing our whole selves to work Nearly all of my speaking engagements these days share something in common. The conference organizers are choosing themes that center around bringing your “whole self” to work. This trend goes beyond coincidence and crosses all sectors and industries where I’ve spoken these past many…
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November 3, 2021

Letting go of ‘what was’

Wouldn’t it be cool to track the flight pattern of leaves as they fall? I often think about the particular timing of each leaf, the gust of wind or slow separation from the branch that sends it on its way. I smile as I imagine the Olympic dismount of colorful…
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September 22, 2021

A Healthy Leader Has Healthy Interactions

Everyone has rough edges right now. Soft edges have met friction until the slightest of dissonance causes hot reactions. How do you lead in times like this? When resilience is at a premium and there is a constant hum of uncertainty and exhaustion. Man, there are no easy answers to…
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September 22, 2021

Healing the Healers: Reflections

My heart is full from days on the river in the presence of healers: the furred, feathered, flowing water kind, and the human kind. It began as a Wild idea, to provide a day in the natural world for healthcare workers and hospital chaplains, to offer a soft place to…