The Goldilocks Question

The Goldilocks Question

“Success doesn’t come from playing to your strengths.  It comes from playing your strengths in the right situations.”   This article references a study where co-workers rated their managers in four leadership areas:  taking charge, empowering others,...
Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

Sunshine and spring have finally made it to Virginia. Fresh strawberries, crisp lettuce & of course asparagus, just to name a few of my spring favorites. Spring brings a much greater appreciation for the simplicity of fresh, local food. The farmer’s market is...
EQ, PQ?

EQ, PQ?

We have been talking a lot about EQ, lately: self-awareness, self-management, be kind and empathize with others (always). But, what about PQ or BQ? I’m talking about physical or body intelligence. Recently I found myself saying to someone half my age: keep in...
Ahhh-wareness

Ahhh-wareness

Maintaining (or improving) our relationships, work and personal, is directly tied to how emotionally intelligent we are. And how emotionally intelligent we are starts with our self-awareness. But how easy is it to be self-aware? How accurate are you at diagnosing...
Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet

Recently, I had the privilege of speaking to a group of educators about nutrition. My focus was on “wellness’ and what that actually means. We live in an era of diet culture (often masked as wellness) and one of the biggest challenges is navigating our way through the...