Category Archives: Radiance

Season of Belief

Many have writ­ten about the stress­es of the hol­i­days, how the time calls up unruly expec­ta­tions, uncom­fort­able mem­o­ries and unre­solved loss­es. All of that is true, and yet as I write this evening, it also seems to hold an acute irony. This is a sea­son of belief and giv­ing, isn’t it? But the one person […]

The Woman Who Went to Work to Heal

I’m sure I’ve told the sto­ry before but it bears repeat­ing. Years ago, I was invit­ed to speak at a nation­al com­pa­ny con­fer­ence and it was stun­ning­ly dif­fer­ent from oth­er con­fer­ences I’d attend­ed. Instead of sit-down meals where atten­dees were served, food was avail­able all the time — you just had to get it for […]

Liberating Beauty

What is it that most peo­ple don’t “get” about lead­er­ship?  This is actu­al­ly not an easy ques­tion to answer. Not so much because dif­fer­ent peo­ple don’t get dif­fer­ent things, but because the essence is tru­ly hard to name. It’s not reducible, I don’t believe, to a sense of per­son­al respon­si­bil­i­ty or self-aware­­ness or humil­i­ty or […]

What Moves You?

There are many moments in my every­day coach­ing work that deeply touch me. I talk with a client who faces a hum­bling and dif­fi­cult apol­o­gy to his team and knows ulti­mate­ly he must take this fire walk alone. I talk with anoth­er who is torn by fierce loy­al­ty to her com­pa­ny but also knows the […]