DIY Self-Retreat

Make Your Goals a Reality With This Much Needed Self-Retreat

Ready to take some risks?  Commit to this DIY goal-setting self-retreat and you’ll be ready to achieve your goals! The practice of innovation & risk—taking to move you into the future “A goal without a plan is just a wish list.” Antoine de Saint-Exuperys You have back-burner goals, I know you do.  We all do.…
Feedback-Seeking Culture

5 Ways to Create a Feedback-Seeking Culture

Ready to create a feedback-seeking culture? In the beginning of each Leadership Academy, I ask every participant to do a self-assessment about their strengths and areas for growth.  One area of growth consistently rises to the top: having difficult conversations.  Participants say they want: Comfort with speaking up assertively and early To create a feedback…
change

5 Tips for Strategic Change

Do you work hard?  95% of the people I work with say they do, but they sometimes say this: “I give a lot to my work. But sometimes I wonder if I’m being as efficient as I could be, or if I’m saying “yes” to the right things, saying “no” enough, or if I put enough…

Connection is Key: Connect More Deeply With Your Team With This Activity

Connection Connection: the key ingredient to making my work work. My clients want to strategically plan, to have motivated teams, communicate openly, build a culture of trust, and get the most effective results.  And none of that is can be optimized without the true sense of connection. Connection is 3 fold: Connection with self.  We…

5 Tips to Deepen Your Connection at an Event

Introverts need connection. Extroverts need connection. Ready to deepen your connection?  The research shows that we even live longer if we have it.  If you missed it, read our article that talks about the risk of depression and combating loneliness in retirement. So are you getting quality connection in both your personal and professional lives?…

Keynote Presentations

Want to know what Julie’s been up to?  Looking to hear an inspirational talk that will connect you with others? Check out the organizations she’s had the wonderful opportunity to deliver keynotes and presentations to within the last few years. Arizona Association of Counties Arizona Association of Perioperative Nurses Arizona Chief Probation Officers Association Arizona…

What my 9 top clients have in common with Amazon

I have the best corporate clients in the world. What makes them the best, you ask? They truly value three of the most important assets they possess: time, people, and attention.  Amazon puts its employees through a month-long intensive training and leadership program, and they do this even before the first day of work. They realize that…

Playing hooky

Just like most of you reading this, I work hard. I am driven, am responsible, have rules for myself to getting the most return on investment for my work hours, have commitment to excellent results, and spend many hours getting the job done.  My friends know that for socializing, I am most likely to give…
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