Last month I took a bit of a much needed pause. Working with leaders on their well-being can sometimes be challenging. It is often the leaders who have the hardest time taking care of themselves - taking time to pause and rejuvenate. We live in a culture that often promotes the grind, do more, produce more, achieve more. This process often leaves little space for creativity to be tapped and to flourish. How many leaders have you received emails from when they are on vacation?
What's a summer activity you really enjoyed as child? How can you adapt that activity to a present-day experience? For me, it was playing kickball with my siblings and cousins. I grew up in North Jersey and had nearly 50 first cousins who lived within walking distance of one another - it was a non stop family reunion! We spent lots of time down the shore, at the local pool, going to the drive-in movie theater or just playing in the park. But kickball was the thing I loved - I