Taking opportunities for small interventions gives each and every one of us the power to shift the systems we participate in.
When all the things calling for your attention get overwhelming, you can turn to your purpose (and set purposeful boundaries) to help you stay focused on what matters most.
This free resource is one of my most cherished movement exercises. There’s nothing quite like it for quickly invoking a sense of playful presence, laughter, and belonging.
Ensemble leadership is a doorway into cultivating the human capacity most needed in these times: to change, with humility, in response to a changing world.
Want to include all voices and surface the collective wisdom of your team? Use this simple agreement…
What if one of artists’ greatest contributions to society isn’t solely the art they produce, but the social technology of how they produce it?
When I lead trainings, I sometimes get to know the participants by asking them: What’s your greatest challenge as a leader right now?
Why does finding ways to be present and playful matter so much right now? And why is present and playful such a rare and valuable state, especially at work?
This moment – as we transition back towards in-person work – is ripe for building a purpose-driven ensemble.
I’ve been geeking out on this for awhile, tracking the patterns of ensemble leadership out in the wild and in my own practice. I spent 15 years in dance companies, studying the culture that gives rise to such boundless creativity and moving works of art.
When you’re engaged in the messy, non-linear work of systems change, the very structure of your team and organization is a critical key that can either unlock radical change or keep you mired in the status quo.
Sometimes all you need is a little reminder to trust yourself… like an example of someone else courageously leading from the heart.
How to cultivate relationships that can weather the emotional rodeo of systems changework.
It wasn’t until I grew my own team and we faced some big questions together that I started to remember my deepest “why.”