Creative Structures – Want to Improve Your Creativity? Add More Structure

Creative Structures - Structure Yields to Creativity

Structure and creativity. Friends of foes? I come down solidly on the side of friends, the kinds of friends who make one another better. Creative structures, when built and deployed correctly, give you the organized space to better utilize your creativity. For others, the structure feels confining. I contend that structure is the ultimate supportive …

Creative Structures – Want to Improve Your Creativity? Add More Structure Read More »

The World Is Better Than You Think. Don’t Believe Me? Read On.

Man in cave looking at sunset

Happy December to you! Around my town, holiday decorations were up before Thanksgiving; people couldn’t wait to illuminate with cheer. Understandable. And I have some coaching-style cheer for you. Here’s a cup of cerebral wassail: The world is getting significantly better, and I’ve got the data to prove it. These two books have shifted my …

The World Is Better Than You Think. Don’t Believe Me? Read On. Read More »

How to Ask Powerful Questions – The Fine Art of Fostering Fresh Thinking

friends asking good questions

When I trained to become a coach, the most important tool that I worked to develop is the way I ask questions. In each session, I strive to ask powerful questions in such a way that it helps a clients to consider something they’ve been thinking about for some time in an entirely new light. …

How to Ask Powerful Questions – The Fine Art of Fostering Fresh Thinking Read More »

Better Than Pumpkin Pie: Six Tools For Thanksgiving

Give Thanks and Eat Pie poster with brown frame on green grass field

I’ve never been more grateful. For health, for masks, for coming change. I believe we’re on the downhill side of the pandemic, and that we’ll have a vaccine, a more functional leader in the United States, and more attention to schools and children’s educational needs in 2021.  2020 was a year of pain, misalignment, disagreement, …

Better Than Pumpkin Pie: Six Tools For Thanksgiving Read More »

Ring Theory: How to Comfort (And Receive the Comfort You Need)

Ring Theory

In this time of change, uncertainty, and often tragedy, everyone’s in need of comfort and empathy from the people around them. And there’s absolutely nothing wrong with trying to comfort others, while asking for a little support yourself. Having said this, during hard times, doing both at the same time isn’t exactly possible. Enter “Ring …

Ring Theory: How to Comfort (And Receive the Comfort You Need) Read More »

Tension Release Valve: 5 Unorthodox Tools That Relieve the Crushing Emotion We’re Feeling

Tension Release Valve

2020 has been a time of significant upheaval, pain and crisis. We could all use a tension release. The entire world is alone together in a big change that we didn’t want, which does not seem to have an end in sight. Everyone in this world has been impacted by the pandemic. On top of …

Tension Release Valve: 5 Unorthodox Tools That Relieve the Crushing Emotion We’re Feeling Read More »

Tools To Use When Anxiety Peaks

man wearing black long-sleeved shirt

So here we are. We’re on the precipice of the most important US election of our lifetime, covid is peaking, school is in and out, and…winter is coming. What tools do you use in this moment, while you’re in an increasingly hypervigilant, anxious state?  Cocktails!  Exercise and yoga, gratitude and spiritual exercises. Get out the …

Tools To Use When Anxiety Peaks Read More »

FREE Book Chapter Download

C'mon Get Happy:
Practice Happiness And Gain Momentum

We'll never share your email. Unsubscribe any time. 

FREE Book Chapter Download

C'mon Get Happy:
Practice Happiness And Gain Momentum

We'll never share your email. Unsubscribe any time.