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...
What kind of parent are you?

What kind of parent are you?

When my sons used to ask me to play with them, I’d say, “yes, after I’ve finished this.” Most of the time that time never came, not because I didn’t want to play with them, but because there were things that needed to get done.  Then when...
Navigating the Unknown

Navigating the Unknown

Ok, I have a confession to make, I don’t always know what I’m doing. If fact there are many parenting moments where I have no idea what to do next.  Here’s what I do know, navigating the unknown is a leadership skill. Most people want certainty. As a parent you want...
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...