Trust the Silence

Trust the Silence

“Never assume the song is gone because it’s found its source in silence.”Mark Nepo Our world is full of constant stimulation. We spend hours every day on our iPhones (sometimes even when there’s a real, live person right there in front of us). When it...
Speaking Below the Water line

Speaking Below the Water line

Some parts of a speaker’s improvement are on the surface and easy to spot. But the juicy stuff – the kind that creates true and lasting transformation – happens through deep work beneath the surface. Watch this video to learn about Speaking Below the...
Honor Your Way

Honor Your Way

At the beginning of my teaching career, I tried my best to do it like “them.” I copied my mentors. I mimicked my colleagues. Meanwhile, my Soul whispered to me from inside: “Honor your way.” Every once in a while, I listened, and my way felt soooo good. Like a secret...
speaking is a Spiritual Practice

speaking is a Spiritual Practice

A few years ago, a workshop participant described his journey during our work together as going through a kind of “spiritual puberty.” In that moment it dawned on me that speaking is a spiritual practice. If we choose it, it can be one of the most powerful...
Resilience

Resilience

Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn’t be done. – Amelia Earhart Michael Jordan was cut from his High School Varsity Basketball team. Steph Curry was told he would have “limited success” in the NBA. Michelle Obama was...