Cultivating your child’s courage

Cultivating your child’s courage

Lead yourself The Gottman Institute has a research-based approach to relationships. In an article I read recently, they shared why emotional safety is necessary for emotional connection. And how emotional connection cultivates courageous acts.  So what does emotional...
Future of leadership for parents

Future of leadership for parents

I recently had the pleasure of being at The Future of Leadership conference. As always, with all the learning and development I do, I’m looking at it through the lens of parenting. How can you (and I) be a better parent leaders?             We are all learning...
Leadership is a choice

Leadership is a choice

Ever noticed how energy enters a room before the person does? Think about a work setting, one of your colleagues walks in and you instinctively know there’s something going on. What about your partner or your child, when they’ve had a great day. They come home, energy...
Do grades really matter?

Do grades really matter?

I read an article today on successful people who didn’t get good grades in school (it’s worth a read) and with my own children I don’t focus on grades, I try to focus on effort – did they try? Did they enjoy learning?  But I am questioning...