Are You Attuning Enough as a Leader?

Attuning to create social safety as a leader

Though we like to pretend otherwise, we are mammals. For our mammal brains, human relationships and social safety are paramount. Studies at Harvard and MIT have shown that our amygdalas are as wired for social safety as they are for physical safety. Healthy social safety at work can support productivity, while the lack of social … Read more

When Is It Time to Quit?

Tips for managing a job change

Years ago, during a rainy day meeting around New Year’s Eve, two colleagues and I surprised each other by making confessions to our boss, the Executive Director. I don’t remember who started it, but I do remember that – one by one and without any planning – we each declared that we weren’t happy and … Read more