Ideas, Research and Rants

At the intersection of organizational development, neuroscience, conscious capitalism, anthropology and positive psychology, you'll find me geeking out on all the amazing ways to think about the wonder and magic In human interaction.  Here's some of the ideas sparked by those ponderings, research and conversations.

The Bordeaux Experiment maximize your wiring the great disruption Jun 14, 2022

Three things I'm learning from my Work From Anywhere experience in France.


Since last week, I’ve been incredibly lucky to work from Bordeaux, France.  Initially, when my husband announced that he wanted to use his recent job change as an excuse to fulfill his lifelong dream of taking...

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BOOK REPORT: The Attributes leadership development maximize your wiring stories and examples Apr 16, 2022

Performance insights from a Navy SEAL (For people who are most definitely not SEAL-types).


"Sometimes exercising skills at a peak level is difficult.  Sometimes the best possible performance is messy, gritty, and uncomfortable.  Optimal performers, people and teams have the confidence...

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The Atticus Finch Fallacy maximize your wiring Dec 11, 2020

Perception Deception and how epic listening can be more powerful than knowing

"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view....until you climb into his skin and walk around in it." 

- Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

The problem with the oft...

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An Empathy/Creativity Mashup essential leadership skills maximize your wiring Oct 31, 2018

“True empathy’s impossible. But if a piece of fiction can allow us imaginatively to identify with a character’s pain, we might then also more easily conceive of others identifying with their own. This is nourishing, redemptive; we become less alone inside. It might just be that...

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