Overcoming Overwhelm by Finding Entry Points

Overcoming Overwhelm by Finding Entry Points

What prevents us from making the changes we want to make in our lives? Whether in our personal or professional roles, we all have visions of reaching for our better selves. Whether we want to eat better, keep a tidier house, get in shape, read more. . .the list goes...
5 Keys to Creating a New Habit that Sticks

5 Keys to Creating a New Habit that Sticks

Did you ever really surprise yourself? This summer Kari did. She did it by water skiing 70 days in a row! She didn’t originally plan to go for 70 days. In fact she still has a hard time believing she did it. If you had said to her in July, “Kari, you should ski 70...
Instructional Levers for Making Work Easier

Instructional Levers for Making Work Easier

Who doesn’t want to make their work easier?  Our ancestors certainly did.  If necessity is the mother of invention, then the need to lift heavy objects led to the invention of the lever. A lever is–as you well know–a simple machine that makes work a lot...
Inside-Out Literacy

Inside-Out Literacy

Whether it’s broccoli in the teeth, frosting on the chin, a shirt inside-out, it often takes someone else – with honesty and caring – to help us notice what we haven’t yet seen for ourselves.  As we dig deeper and deeper into the wide body of research that...