White in the USA and scared? Here’s what to do.

White in the USA and scared? Here’s what to do.

I had a blog post composed and ready to go, to introduce my next written series and workshops on the topic of resilience.But before I post that series I have to share the following:For my black readers here in the USA: I am so sorry for your pain. All of it. All the...
Shelter In The Storm

Shelter In The Storm

A few years ago I found myself stuck in Tokyo, having ridden out the Magnitude 9.0 earthquake that had shaken the city and unleashed a tsunami that caused devastation beyond anything we had witnessed before. And, a few years later I found myself in a similar...
SIY December 2019 Cohort completes their 28 Day Challenge

SIY December 2019 Cohort completes their 28 Day Challenge

On December 7th & 8th 2019  we held the second two day Search Inside Yourself (SIY) Practicum workshop at Dayaalu Center on Bainbridge Island. A mix of Bainbridge residents and visitors to the island, the group of 29 participants included health and wellness...
Seattle’s First Public Search Inside Yourself Workshop

Seattle’s First Public Search Inside Yourself Workshop

Nov 7th & 8th was the first public Search Inside Yourself (SIY) workshop in Seattle. SIY is a highly experiential leadership development program originally developed at Google by experts in neuroscience, business, and psychology. Simply put, this is an engineering...
My Weekend With Martha Beck

My Weekend With Martha Beck

In 2013 I met a wonderful lady who had that sparkle that you can’t quite put your finger on, but that draws you in because it just feels so damn good. She was older than me, taller than me (!) and carried herself with such poise and chutzpah that I remember...
On World Kindness Day November 13th 2019, #PracticeKindness

On World Kindness Day November 13th 2019, #PracticeKindness

I have experienced firsthand what a difference kindness can make in the boardroom, across work teams and in high-stress work environments. In honor of World Kindness Day, there are hundreds of events happening across the globe. The idea to celebrate World Kindness Day...