I stand in, live from, and know my enoughness
I long gave up finding my enoughness in accolades, awards, likes, follows, and shares. Or being fancy enough to be in the room, let alone at the front of the room teaching.
You deserve to be seen
Maybe your vulnerability has been used against you, especially in leadership. It's not okay.
sometimes people don’t have what we need.
This means that we love people within their limitations, set boundaries while having care and respect for them, feel all the feelings that come up for us when people don't have what we need, and then go find what we
Calling out vs calling in
A room full of CEOs rumbling with how to be empathic while holding people accountable and the difference between calling out vs calling in
Love. Connection. Grace.
For as much as a constant change is in our lives, it seems like it is the thing we also struggle with the most a lot of the time.
I share a lot when I write and teach. Chances are, my vulnerability often makes you pretty uncomfortable.
Deep breath, lean in, receive.
If we don't do the work to make our wired-for-comfort brain lean into vulnerability, we literally miss the chance to receive appreciation and love.
To love hard means to grieve hard.
The waves of grief will come. Sometimes in tsunami-like waves. Sometimes it's in slow ripples. Either way, the waves always come. We can ride them in. Be crashed to the bottom by them with a mouth full of sand. Or
It is enough.
Turns out that my excellent sleep and spiritual hygiene were no match for adrenaline, excitement, gratitude, and, yes, some anxious rehearsing and overthinking.