“Ride” Through Fear to Peace – The 4 Phases

“Ride” Through Fear to Peace – The 4 Phases

As a strategist, leadership coach and passionate horse lover, managing fear is a regular topic with clients, me and my horses. Healthy fear keeps you safe, helps you make good decisions, build competence, and grow. Unhealthy fear can suffocate your dreams and get you stuck in a torment of self-criticism, anxiety and despair. Managing fear…

Do You Have a Divine Partnership?

Do You Have a Divine Partnership?

I was recently interviewed by brilliant coach Diane Haworth as part of her “Heart-Centered Success” TV show. She was running a program on “divine partnerships” and invited me to talk about my partnerships with horses and nature. During the interview, I shared a bit of this partnership that profoundly impacted my life. I thought I’d…

Your Power, Uniqueness and the Heron

Your Power, Uniqueness and the Heron

We all have more power than we know. It’s just a matter of tapping into it and accepting the energetic flow. Marry power with intention, a plan, and high impact action and you have the recipe for greatness! In working with clients and on myself, I’ve found power and inspiration from some unusual sources. This…

How is Your Follow-Through?

How is Your Follow-Through?

Top athletes know that follow-through is key to success. Every golfer, baseball player, and tennis pro follow the trajectory of their swing after hitting the ball; basketball players shoot and allow their hands to suspend in space until the ball reaches the basket; gymnasts stick a landing then raise their hands high. Why? These athletes…

Can You Challenge the "Label?"

Can You Challenge the "Label?"

A label is an identifier. It gives information. When you shop, you look at labels to identify price, ingredients, manufacturer, etc. We also “label” people, places, things, animals, jobs, and professional rank to help us sort out the world. “She’s an inspiring speaker,” “that’s the old dog,” “he’s a perfectionist,” “he has cancer,” all imply…

How to Lead from the Middle: Lila Shows the Way!

How to Lead from the Middle: Lila Shows the Way!

In articles on leadership, we mostly see and hear about leaders at the top of organizations. But there is another role of leadership that is critical to the success of organizations: leading from the middle. Leading from the middle is typically known as middle management. Sandwiched between executives and staff, middle managers are the heart…

Are You Respected?

Are You Respected?

Every salesperson is taught that people buy from those whom they know, like and trust. The same is true for leadership. Leaders must “sell” their vision to stakeholders and followers to gain buy-in (even that word shows the relationship to sales) or risk failure and high turnover. But there is something else. Something critical that…

Allow the FLOW: 7 Steps to Peace and Prosperity!

Allow the FLOW: 7 Steps to Peace and Prosperity!

Now is a great time to align yourself and your business with a plan for prosperity. Many people go about this by pushing harder and working longer. Although this approach can yield near-term results, it can be exhausting and is unsustainable in the long term. I know this firsthand. Instead, allow the “flow” and take…