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As I enter this new year, I am letting go of this weekly blog. I may pop in from time to time, however, I will be turning my writing towards articles and my first book. Thanks to all of you who have read my words...

When you hear about conversations that happen in company boardrooms, joy isn’t usually the first word that comes up. It’s probably closer to the bottom of the list, leaving us to contemplate the question - is there a place for joy in the boardroom? Let’s answer...

This week's blog comes to us courtesy of High5 friend, Karol Hartzell! A few years ago, I left a job where I felt like I was constantly under scrutiny - living in a glass box. One of the things I learned, and is still a huge...

All teams should have rules of engagement, or ground rules. They are simply straightforward ways of being with each other that support a larger vision and purpose. One of the biggest benefits from rules of engagement is building trust, which is at the core of...

In the US, it’s Thanksgiving this week, and many of us will spend time with family and friends. Although many people will walk away from the Thanksgiving table stuffed with food, let’s take our feasts next level to make sure we're stuffed with love and...

For most of my career, I have struggled with being a bit of a control freak (insert laughter here at the "bit of" from everyone who has ever worked with me). Not sure where I learned it. It might be because I felt so much was...

Do you know if the people that count on you for guidance and leadership are happy? Have you asked them and then really listened to their answer? Have you listened for what they aren’t saying? Do you even want to know? If a team member has a cold,...

I’m not entirely sure why we still do the whole daylight savings back and forth thing, but since we do, I will be the first to say I love it way more when we get the extra hour than when we lose it. It always...

This week's blog is a contribution from High5 friend and community member, Rachel Becker! She wrote it on December 11, 2018 as an installment for her own page. On November 30th, I ended my four-week volunteering stint on Nusa Penida. I left the simple volunteer digs...

A good friend called me recently to tell me her mom was in the hospital after having a stroke. It had only been two days, and she was already showing marked improvement. We chatted for a bit and my friend shared something powerful with me...