6 Mental Strategies To Better Manage Change

In my work as a leadership and executive coach, many of my clients struggle with change. Whether that’s at an industrial, organizational, or individual level, many people struggle with learning new behaviors that enable us to best adapt to change. And yet, managing change is something that we have inherently done since the beginning of our … Continue reading 6 Mental Strategies To Better Manage Change

5 Reasons Why Poor Sleep Is Killing Your Performance Capacity

The other night I was helping my daughter with her homework for a school assignment and we ended up having a very interesting conversation about sleep, where she asked me whether it would make sense to stay up late and finish her project and lose valuable sleep, or risk not meeting the deadline for the … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Poor Sleep Is Killing Your Performance Capacity

Building Leadership Capacity: Fuel Your Brain

“Nobody realizes people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” Albert Camus. How often have you not found yourself being tempted by the idea to skip lunch because of an urgent phone call, important meeting, or to squeeze out a last minute deadline? As the opening quote states, people generally don’t consciously think about the … Continue reading Building Leadership Capacity: Fuel Your Brain

Building Leadership Capacity: You Snooze, You Lose

If building leadership and performance capacity is of interest to you, then here is an interesting perspective showing how seemingly harmless rituals, like pressing the snooze button, can inhibit your brain from performing at its best. I’m sure we’ve all been guilty of waking up in the morning and just feeling too tired to get out … Continue reading Building Leadership Capacity: You Snooze, You Lose

Why My Brain Hates Exercise

Coming from someone who may seem to the world like a super fitness enthusiast who does nothing rather than spending countless hours in the gym working out and who is married to someone considered a fitness machine, this comment may seem a bit contradictory. Honestly speaking though, my brain is not the only brain that … Continue reading Why My Brain Hates Exercise