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3 Tips for Better Communication

3 Tips for Better Communication

3 Tips for Better CommunicationFoster connection and build trust to transform your workplaceby Abbey Johnston | Sep 1, 2021Communication is not just transmission.  It is creation.  Communication creates connection.  It shapes how we see ourselves and how we see others.  It molds our choices, inspires our behavior, mitigates our growth and is the...

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Meredith Bronk Talks Coaching

Meredith Bronk Talks Coaching

Meredith Bronk Talks CoachingWhen we say “we are your partners for people development,” our minds go straight to OST.  Our work with their incredible company has unfolded over time like any good love story.  In 2018, a handful of team members attended our public programs before they brought us in to deliver Strengths-Based Leadership, and this...

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Building Belonging in Leadership Development

Building Belonging in Leadership Development

Building Belonging in Leadership Developmentby Kari Bergman | July 1, 2021 Recently our team moved through an EOS process to name our core values- one of which is human.kind.  We lean into this hard by remembering our own humanity, respecting the humanity of all, and offering compassion to ourselves and others along the way. If you don’t know...

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Practice over Perfect: The art of building confidence.

Practice over Perfect: The art of building confidence.

Practice over Perfect: The art of building confidenceby Abbey Johnston & Kari Bergman | June 2, 2021 Hello friends and maybe strangers, but soon to be friends.  In this video, Abbey Johnston and Kari Bergman dig into the messy & wild land of confidence.  Abbey shows up with transparency and vulnerability - taking us on a journey of her...

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Good Gossip: A culture-building practice.

Good Gossip: A culture-building practice.

Good Gossip: A culture-building practice.by Kat Schulte | May 1, 2021 Gossip is a culture killer, for sure.   But if done in an alternative way, your team will be well-served by integrating this new “good gossip” deeply into your team rhythms.  Here's the deal: We are often blind to our greatest strengths.  The very distinctive qualities that...

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WANTED: Courageous Leaders [Not Heroes]

WANTED: Courageous Leaders [Not Heroes]

WANTED: Courageous Leaders [Not heroes]by Abbey Johnston | March 1, 2021Originally featured in The West Coast Way, March 2021 For a long time, I assumed courage was reserved for comic books and activists.  Conveniently, this assumption moved courage out of my reach and responsibility.  The call to bravery and courage given only to the elite...

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May you remember your resilience.

May you remember your resilience.

May you remember your resilience.by Kari Bergman | Feb 2, 2021 Pain is inevitable.  It is part of life in human bodies.  Our experience of pain and therefore, our experience of life is greatly impacted by our response to it.  In each moment, we get to choose a path of resistance to our circumstances or open to the path that honors our resilience....

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Weaving Love Into Work

Weaving Love Into Work

Weaving Love Into Workby Kat Schulte | Jan 5, 2021 References to “self-care” in popular culture are often actually pointing to self-soothing practices.  Both are meaningful, and it is important we know the difference.  Popular #selfcare ideas -- bubble baths, candles, tea -- are self-soothers.  They relieve tension, stress, or anxiety in the...

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