Supportive leaders see and respond to workers' needs with compassion

Help Things Go Right

Forge your leadership with purpose. Larry came into work quite late. He stopped by his supervisor’s office and apologized. His wife was so sick he was afraid to leave her and the baby alone. The supervisor looked him in the eye and said, quite forcefully, ”Go home. We’ll handle everything here.” All things change when[…]

Bring love to work - relationships matter

Bring your love to work

The dictionary says the verb “love” is “to like or enjoy very much.” One of the outcomes of bringing love to work is that everyone is happier/more satisfied at work. Every single person at work wants to be seen and valued. Connections based on respect and caring create a culture of well-being.  A new CEO[…]

A child playfully swinging above the skyscrapers of a city business district

Hearts are allowed in the working world

Two-year-old Lila announced, “Nobody’s at the door.” Then she said, “there is onebody, me.” Recently, we have been taken with the spontaneous language and playfulness of children.  Now you may be thinking that this story sounds like sweetness and light, that we’re talking only about a child. What if we, as adults, were more lighthearted?[…]

A glowing, expansive, connected heart

We choose the state of our heart

In these times have you found your thoughts racing? Going easily to worry? Painting painful future scenarios? It is easy to be caught up in repetitive thoughts.  However, it’s important NOT to lose track of the positivity and wisdom always available in our hearts. Our heart is a most magnificent energy system always ready to[…]

Smart vs. Wise interview with Sharon Eakes and Krishna Pendyala Krishna Pendyala

What does it mean to be wise?

This conversation on distinguishing “being smart” and “being wise” took place on a “Zoomside Chat” between Sharon and life coach and workshop leader Krishna Pendyala. Sharon and Krishna have collaborated for over 20 years and Krishna felt that he should record this conversation to share it with their friends, given Sharon’s extensive experience and wisdom[…]