Leaders quit for the same reasons as everyone else: burnout, lack of executive support, and the absence of belonging. It’s for these reasons the Bright Places team supports leaders in one-on-one coaching sessions. We know they need an ear, a […]
We are only six days into December, but I can guarantee you’ve heard Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas” at least 37 times. Yes, the holiday season is officially upon us (despite the fact that it’s been Christmas at Costco since August). While we can’t always control the rapid pace of the season, we can control what takes precedence for us.
It all started with a boy and a ball. For a while he was the only one at the park, kicking the ball around by himself. It wasn’t long before several other children joined in and soon a game was underway. When a goal was scored, the whole team cheered. When a player tripped and fell, their teammates helped them up. New children wanted to join? They were quickly welcomed in.
There are plenty of uncertainties that can trigger our anxieties these days. Should I make a career change? Should I take the next step in that relationship? As weighty as they are, these questions pale in comparison to the invitation […]