When the Rules Get In the Way of Meeting Expectations

Attending a family welcome night at my daughter’s new school last night, I had an experience that I’ve had countless times in my life and my work. In the gym, filled with nervous and excited new students and their families, part of the presentation on “what to expect in middle school” included advice to get a planner to help track … Read More

The Power of Limits as both a Strength and Paradox for Leadership

One of the greatest breakthroughs that our clients experience is through developing the capacity of handling paradoxical concepts simultaneously. One example of this that we teach in our Extraordinary Leadership development workshops is the paradox of embracing order as a condition necessary for growth, while simultaneously embracing chaos as a condition necessary for innovation. Imagine right now how you feel about … Read More