Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 30

Are you an accidental diminisher?

Thanks to Liz Wiseman and her book Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Better (Harper Collins 2011) and her free online “Are You an Accidental Diminisher” assessment.  Take the quiz at

Mar 27

the psychology of m-moves


erik erikson (1902-1994) was a developmental psychologist who gave us all langage to describe the growth emotions that mark our human journey. beginning with the struggle between trust vs. mistrust, erikson understood the passages we all make on or way to maturity. starting in the late 30′s and extending through our 60′s erikson identified a fundamental struggle …

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Mar 24

heart to heart to heart: what it really takes to get off the parenting dime


Those of us who are stuck in the enlightenment rut revert habitually to reason as the lever of persuasion.  A few more facts…another graph…maybe some passion…cite some great sources…sound familiar?  In reality, persuasion requires head and heart and heart often matters most.  The heart of the leader, heart of the board and heart of the congregation are …

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Mar 20

Feeling stuck unable to m-move? Watch this.

Parent-Coaching[1].mov Watch on Posterous