Author: Courtney Barnes

Virtual Authenticity

Collaborations are the result of complex and interconnected social dynamics. How we perceive ourselves in relation to the world at large influences our choices, behaviors, and beliefs. Likewise, our behaviors and self-perception tend to be influenced by how we are perceived by others. Understanding these dynamics is essential to building effective collaborations. This will resource […]

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Head, Heart, and Body

Many of us live in cultures dominated by the head. We believe we can’t go wrong if we rely on logic, science, and rationality. There is also an assumption that if we think long and hard enough, we can figure anything out and make anything work. Unfortunately, when we over-index on cognition, we sometimes ignore […]

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Rapport

Rapport is what allows us to connect and build relationships with others. It helps us establish connections and resonance with others. Learn more about rapport and how to build it here.

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Reflection

Reflection is a way to step back, get perspective, calibrate, and learn from our actions. Constantly reflecting also ensures we are maximizing our impact. This will help reflection become a habit.

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Executive Presence

Executive presence is about showing up with confidence, integrity, clarity, and professionalism. Cultivate your executive presence with these tips.

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Perspective Taking

“Try walking a mile in their shoes…” We’ve all heard this simple phrase and yet all too often we fail to do this in simple and powerful ways. To foster deeper awareness, explore these tips on how see situations from multiple perspectives.

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Time Targets

We’ve all experienced the overwhelm associated with having too many things on our plate. One way to reduce this overwhelm is to leverage these time-management tools.

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Circles of Control

Most of us want to be more effective and have more impact. Read more here on how to stay focused on what is already in your control as a simple and powerful way to do more with less. 

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