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President and CEO, Laclede Chain Manufacturing
Words do not do justice to the impact Justine's training has had on us as individuals, leaders, and our organization. Brené Brown’s material is exactly what we need to take our team’s leadership to the next level and Justine was the perfect facilitator/guide on the journey.
Manager of Talent Development, Commerce Bank
Justine is one of the brave people helping leaders think differently and strive to build genuine connections with their teams. For the past few years, Justine has been a staple in our leadership development programs at Commerce Bank.
Vice President, Psychological Associates
In my opinion, this is one of, if not the best, programs I’ve seen since I’ve been involved with St. Louis Organization Development Network. Justine’s combination of knowledge from being a therapist coupled with the Brené Brown content is a very powerful combination!
Lori Maher McCombs
Owner, Maher Group
Justine’s presentations are suited for any audience, and in particular, will help leaders build a stronger, more resilient culture. As a convention planner, I would highly recommend any of Justine’s presentations. She is a true joy to work with!
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Practice the boundaries.
Setting boundaries often means I must feel the discomfort of going against what the world tells me I should be or should do, for example, saying yes when I really need to say no. Note the word should there. Setting
I live undone because I love loud and big.
When you live with grief, you stop for every sunrise and sunset. What you have to make sure you also do, though, is to keep doing the work to keep your eyes and ears open enough and your heart soft
What do you need to weed from your life?
In order for the good things we want to grow we have to bend down, sweat, and pull out the not so great things, Because otherwise they eat up the stuff that feeds us.
I am reminded how worthwhile and holy this work is.
In every room I have the honor of walking into to teach the Dare to Lead™ work, I am very aware of all that is present in the room.
receive all the love this life has to give you
Today I taught the shame resilience and empathy lessons. Which means some really tough and important conversations around how we respond to shame and how it shows up at work, along with telling my infertility and loss story before we
be part of the healing of this world
As I teach in the courage work, emotions get first crack at writing our stories when something hard happens. More than that, though, our bodies do too. Our bodies come in to save us through fight, flight, or freeze to
life is too short to keep living from “I’ve always wanted…”
Growing up in Iowa, all my life, I've heard, "I've always wanted to see the tulips in Pella." When I was here speaking for Pella Corporation last year, I booked this trip for us. This week is decently terrible timing
Pella tulips, here we come.
Truthfully I'm still figuring out how to run my schedule so it doesn't run me. Following the first nudge and only accepting holy yeses definitely helps. Turns out so does nature.
You are worthy of being all of you and fully seen.
We are worthy of and deserve to be fully seen. What if you didn't compartmentalize yourself to be more consumable by the world?
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