Empathy requires intentionality.

Empathy requires intentionality.

“I feel so bad for her.” Do you feel badly because she’s found herself in a terrible situation, or because you can feel and empathize with what she’s going through? If, like many people, you’ve lived a relatively un-traumatized life, how...
Don’t run away from hard things.

Don’t run away from hard things.

It’s natural, isn’t it? When something scary looms in front of you, to turn and head in the other direction. But in my discussion with Nikki Groom on the Movement Makers podcast, we talked about why we shouldn’t run away from hard things. We agreed...
The one thing women must stop doing.

The one thing women must stop doing.

I recently recorded an interview with the She-Suite podcast founder and CEO, Melissa Dawn Simkins. Among many topics, we touched on the one thing women must stop doing. Check out the She-Suite podcast here and for this specific topic, forward to 33:38. Ladies, we must...
The key to empathetic communication.

The key to empathetic communication.

The key to empathetic communication? Enter their story. When you communicate with others, especially around difficult subjects or regarding a controversial topic, do you sometimes struggle to connect? We often start with face-to-face engagement. An in-person meeting...