Eat Only Elk

Circa 2017, this personal talk explores the role belief systems play when it comes to effective, impactful, flourishing leadership.

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Design Leadership: The First 90 Days

I'm working on a set of tools, exercises, and practices to help design leaders navigate the early days in a new role. Based on a talk I gave in 2015, you can think of this as a tool for reflection, a way finding guide, and a trusty companion.

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Creating the Right Space for Feedback

What happens outside the conversation is just as important as what happens in it.

Coaching, Mentoring, Advising: What's the Diff?

I get this question a lot, so I figured I'd just write an article about it.

Managing Yourself and Managing Relationships: The Key to Management Success

Emotional intelligence will take you a long ways. Learn to cultivate thie early in your career.

Both/And: Untangling the Relationship Between Management & Leadership

Mangement and leadership. Are the the same thing or different? Yes.

Priorities, Capacity, and Support: A Dialogue for Teams

My contribution to the early pandemic writings in the genre of, "oh shit it's a global pandemic what do we do?" This article explores the role of asking the right questions to facilitate collective support.

The Cadence of a Design Team

I'm a big believer in how cadence can support high-performance teams in maintaining alignment and flow. This is a look at one of the ways I did this at Movable Ink.

Recommended Reading

Books include affiliate links. Any proceeds generated will be donated to non-profits in the social justice space.

  • Fifth discipline
  • Heart aroused
  • Reboot
  • Leadership embodiment
  • Mindset
  • Executive stamina
  • Difficult conversations
  • Self compassion
  • Diagnosing orgs
  • Art of action
  • Way we are working
  • Fearless org
  • Emerging future
  • For action
  • Art of possibility
  • Humble inquiry
  • Let your life speak
  • Nvc
  • Conscious leadership
  • Leadership mindtraps

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