The Pre-Questions: A Tool For Engagement and Availability

Have you ever worked with a group and gotten caught off-guard by logistic issues you did not plan for?  Or been frustrated when your agenda ‘blows up’ anytime a tangent issues take the focus off your main outcomes?  Or simply lost your enthusiasm and love for what you were doing disappear because you have get overwhelmed with so many details and tasks?  We know what each of these situations feels like and we know how frustrating it is to not meet your objectives or have your group appreciate what you are doing with them as much as you do! We  developed the Pre-Questions to balance the doing and being of working with a group so

By |2021-04-16T13:22:23-06:00December 20th, 2019|Leadership|0 Comments

Izze Thieme – Creating Awe

I was once on a bus with two of my coaches from BoldLeaders, Michael and Charlie. We were in South Africa, finishing up our program there, when Charlie asked us this question: Can we create awe? Can we generate awe? Or is it something that simply happens to us? Throughout our travels, I thought a lot about this idea of awe and similar feelings. I experienced awe many times; as I was walking through Robben Island, as I was speaking to Dennis Goldberg, when we were running around on a beach, happy as crabs, and even when I was simply cooking food with the people I was with. Awe was around me often.  But how did it

By |2016-11-30T17:30:34-07:00March 16th, 2016|Alumni, Basic Human Resources, Participation|0 Comments
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