Avoid Burnout: How to Take Care of Others While Caring for Yourself

Avoid Burnout: How to Take Care of Others While Caring for Yourself

The fastest way to burnout as a helping professional is to take on the thoughts and feelings of your clients as your own. It doesn’t have to be that way. It is truly possible to be available to help others while still leaving some gas in the tank for ourselves at the end of each day.

5 Random Musings On Self-Discipline, Leadership, Burning Man, and More

5 Random Musings On Self-Discipline, Leadership, Burning Man, and More

Behold! In today's post I bring some quick thoughts on topics ranging from self-discipline to leadership to Burning Man and more. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and enjoy... Self-Discipline: Use A Habit-Tracking System To Help You Adopt Good Habits The past few years,...
3 Tips for Taking Feedback Like a Pro

3 Tips for Taking Feedback Like a Pro

We often focus on improving our ability as managers and leaders to give feedback, but we should also spend time becoming better at receiving feedback. Receiving feedback can be difficult for two main reasons: it is unexpected or it is emotionally triggering. In this...
That Moment When You Question Everything: Is This My Midlife Crisis?

That Moment When You Question Everything: Is This My Midlife Crisis?

[Disclaimer: This is not a typical post for a business blog (maybe it should be?). So if you’re not ready for some raw, unfiltered emotion, this may not be the post for you.]   Right now, as I’m typing this, I am having a moment when I am questioning everything....
A Brief (Motivating?) Rant About Why You Should Do Less, But Better

A Brief (Motivating?) Rant About Why You Should Do Less, But Better

  Allow me a brief moment to rant. I’m not promising that it will be productive, but it will be passionate.  There is a subset of business coaches and thought leaders peddling dangerous ideas like you can have it all if you’re willing to hustle, and if you’re not...