Category Archives: Maximize Productivity

Stop Pushing When You Need to Be Sharpening

When the demands on your time start to feel overwhelming, is your natural response to start pushing to get things done and fit everything in?  It happens to nearly all of us, and the cost of that automatic response is huge. It could even be a major factor preventing you from fulfilling the mission that … Continue Reading »

How Your Beliefs Impact Your Boundaries

If you want to have a significant impact in the world, you need to be ultra clear with boundaries around your time. It’s mission critical to untangle the  relationship between your beliefs and your boundaries so you can sustain the energy and clarity you need to fulfill your vision. Otherwise, you’ll find yourself looking back … Continue Reading »

How to Build Conscious Collaboration

We can accomplish so much more together than we can alone, yet the old operating models for collaboration in organizations are not working very well any more. Many of us avoided or quit large corporations out of frustration with the hierarchies involved. Yet the opposite extreme of working on one’s own leaves many with isolation … Continue Reading »

Information Overload: The Cost and the Solution

Are you often faced with so many details and priorities that it feels impossible to sort out what to do next? You’re managing personal commitments along with self care, serving your clients and/or colleagues and trying to keep current with your industry, all while fulfilling your mission in the world. Information overload literally means that … Continue Reading »

How Aligned are Your Actions with Purposeful Priorities?

As a change agent, is your outer world as aligned as your inner world?  You’ve already spent years if not decades healing your inner world.  Yet, with the abundance of options in the world today, it’s an even bigger challenge to gain the outer alignment you need to fulfill your purpose. Outer alignment means that … Continue Reading »

The Serious Problem with Heroic Behavior

To transform society into new paradigm ways, we need to transform our own behavior. It’s not easy, because the new ways of operating that we are learning challenge the inner and outer status quo. One of the old paradigm perspectives that needs revisiting is the idealization of the individual hero. All our myths about the … Continue Reading »

Boundaries: The Art of a Loving “No”

In order to fulfill the contribution you came here to make, one of the mission-critical skills you need to master is how to set boundaries with others. This is where the art of gracefully saying “No” comes in. In this world of information and opportunity overload, without clear boundaries you will find yourself honoring everyone … Continue Reading »