I’ve Got You

I’ve Got You

“I’ve got you.” When was the last time someone said this to you in your *professional* life and you knew they meant it? Meant it, as in: “I’ve got your back whatever happens, you can talk to me about any aspect of what you’re going through, I will not judge you for...
Why Black Lives Matter To Me

Why Black Lives Matter To Me

As I’ve become more publicly vocal about my support of #blacklivesmatter my posts have received a lot of commentary from white men which can best be summed up as tone policing. Social media posts that attacked my use of the term “white privilege”, denied that white...
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, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPoC) readers here in the USA: I am so...
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...