Insights & Real Questions

Roots and Nourishment to Weather the Storms of Life

Most of us are aware of the personal benefits of being present and practicing gratitude; however, in times of uncertainty or when we feel overwhelmed it’s not always easy to appreciate the little things or to take the time to slow down. As Paulo Coelho reminded us: “Life has a…

Crossword Puzzles of Our Lives (Looking Outside In and Inside Out)

My grandfather, one of the wisest men I’ve ever known, would find great joy every Sunday after church spending hours trying to complete the NYT crossword puzzle. As a USPS letter carrier for over thirty years, his capacity to love life and his ability to bring joy to others were…

A Simple Collection of Best Reads

In our work with teams and individuals, the importance of better understanding ourselves and others is key to building strong relationships. It’s important to always be learning, so in that spirit here are a few reads that we highly recommend: “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R.…

Maintaining Focus and Alignment about What Matters Most to You

Is it possible that you already possess a superpower that once activated, becomes a super skill? Most of us only associate superpowers with fictional superheroes. A less known fact is that each of us has the ability to tap into this unique super skill. By slowing down and writing things…

The Origin Of The CoreSelf Mapping Process and its Application in the Workplace

  “Over 40% of Americans report increases in mental distress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving employers with their own crisis, resulting in increased absenteeism, negative impacts on productivity and profits, and an increase in health care costs,” said Brian Marcotte, President and CEO of the nonprofit National Business Group…

Why CoreSelf Mapping and CoreSelf Positioning?

Simon Sinek has achieved an extraordinary level of influence in the realm of marketing strategy development. His books and lectures have influenced a broad spectrum of leaders in his field and are worthy of our careful attention. Sinek’s “Golden Circle” theory of marketing advocates that we “Begin With Why” our…

Simple. Not Easy. Getting On The Same Page

Getting on the Same Page—and Staying There

As a leader, you’ve experienced those satisfying projects or client wins where it seemed that the entire team was on the same page; that feeling of achievement is quite rewarding. Ever wonder how to share that feeling with other teams in a consistent, repeatable, and sustainable way? It’s possible to…

Simple. Not Easy Building Trust

Building Trust in Teams to Foster Self Accountability

Innovative problem-solving Do you feel like you’re micromanaged in your current role? Do you feel like the new environment for business is asking you for more details or you’re being asked to fill out extra paperwork to justify your daily role? If you’re looking for new ways to prevent the…

Simple. Not Easy - Understanding Professional and Personal Triangles

Triangles

Jonathan Thomas and Tim Preston explore the geometry of relationships from both a leadership and personal perspective, and how their CoreSelf Map™ begins with drawing a simple triangle on a blank sheet of paper to help people visualize stable relationships and how to work better together.