For White Leaders: How to Open a Conversation About Race

by Lesli Mones

Don’t let shame and guilt stop you. Remember, most of us identify with the power we don’t have, not the … Read More

Drop Your Tools

by Julie Diamond

It’s an enormously stressful time. Under stress we grab for the familiar. We double down on our instincts, on what … Read More

The Potential Gift in this Radical Moment

by Lesli Mones

Well it’s been over a month of working from home and social distancing, and we can well imagine the diversity … Read More

The Fear Factor

by Julie Diamond

This post came from a presentation I made at Wildfang’s  first Free Speech event in 2016.  When Emma McIlroy, Wildfang CEO, asked me to … Read More

Give And Receive Feedback That Does More Good Than Harm

by Julie Diamond

Giving and receiving feedback can be as anxiety producing and uncomfortable as a root canal. That’s why many of us … Read More

The Fallacy of Workplace Authenticity

by Lesli Mones

There’s lots of talk lately about the value of authenticity and bringing our whole self to work.  I get it. … Read More

Not All Conflicts Are Created Equal

by Julie Diamond

Conflict.  After generations of bad press, there now seems to be a collective agreement that conflict is a good thing. … Read More

Why We Need Winter

by Julie Diamond

Someone asked me recently, how do you stay productive and active in winter, when it’s so tempting to just hibernate? … Read More

What’s Your Network Strength?

by Julie Diamond

Exercise. Eat right. Meditate. Get enough sleep. When it comes to staying healthy, those are the usual suspects. But, did … Read More

Is It Time To Stop Talking About Executive Presence?

by Lesli Mones

I have worked with senior leaders for a long time. And as an executive coach, I am very aware that … Read More