Why We Want You To Go Deep

Why We Want You To Go Deep

At WAY our purpose is to inspire people and organizations to go deep about a life lived on purpose.  What do we mean by that? And why is it necessary to go deep? We believe that everyone has a purpose, in fact you were born with one.  We also believe every business...
Your Biases Are Hijacking Your Ability To Lead Change

Your Biases Are Hijacking Your Ability To Lead Change

There are many reasons why organizational change fails more than it succeeds but chances are you can trace each reason to your biases that shape and influence the choices you make along the way.  And it’s not just your biases at play, it’s also the biases of your...
What Shapes Your Culture?

What Shapes Your Culture?

I have come to believe that your community is at the core of what shapes your culture.  So then how do we cultivate community? What is community? Community is a feeling of fellowship with others as a result of sharing common values, beliefs and purpose. Most of you...
Why Do You Exist?

Why Do You Exist?

My beliefs about purpose have broadened and deepened considerably in the past year.  As a result of much research, pondering and coaching on the topic I’m eager to share what I have learned and observed.  I’ve spent far too much time playing it safe when it comes to...
Make No Mistake You Are Fooling Yourself

Make No Mistake You Are Fooling Yourself

THE PROBLEM Human irrationality is a fact of life for all of us. Travis Bradberry, author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 shares 13 cognitive biases we all need to become aware of in an effort to think and react more objectively. As a change agent and life coach I have...
Knowing What You Believe And Your Cause Matters

Knowing What You Believe And Your Cause Matters

Knowing what your company believes and why it exists is critical to the success and sustainability of your business. Simon Sinek’s infamous Ted Talk “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it”, inspired millions of us to think more deeply about our...
Designing An Alliance With Your Team

Designing An Alliance With Your Team

Most teams struggle with some form of team dysfunction, but that is by no means a rationale for normalizing to it. Fact is that most leaders underestimate the amount of dysfunction on their team and the impact it has on their team’s level of engagement and...
Learning How To Fish

Learning How To Fish

I love the Chinese proverb “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” This proverb certainly does not hold true in all circumstances but when it comes to driving transformations for organizations, teams or...

Self Help Books Distilled Into 7 Simple Lessons

I am riffing off of this wonderful synopsis about a woman who read over 500 self help books and then boiled down everything she learned into 5 simple lessons.  This woman affirms that “The strength given to me by the books I’ve read vastly outweighs any other source...

False Truth Hunting

As a change agent I have come to believe that the most formidable inhibitors to change are our false truths.  Each and everyone one of us have oodles of false truths that can sabotage our potential.  And our false truths are widespread in both our personal and...

Focus Versus Concentration

So much of my thinking lately have been focused on becoming one.  I recognize that becoming one is a state of mind, not a destination, so it has more to do with training my thoughts than attaining a goal.  Yesterday while in a training session with my brilliantly...

Getting Unstuck

Even the most self aware person you know gets stuck in their fears and false beliefs.  Self awareness does not prevent life’s stickiness, but it can help us get unstuck.  Yet cognitive awareness on it’s own is often not enough.  We need to pay attention to the words...