People think in stories, so it’s no surprise that storytelling can be a powerful tool for human centered leaders. Storytelling helps human centered leaders gain better insight into how people view the world, which in turn leads to more effective decision-making. Let’s explore the importance of gathering stories from people in order to gain a … Continue reading The Power of Stories
How do you create a team dynamic that encourages collaboration and listening? Let’s dive in with a few tips.
As leaders, we’re often taught to avoid conflict at all costs. However, conflicts are just a natural part of human nature! So, guess what? Not all tension or conflict is bad in teams. In our Human Centered Leadership consulting we have observed the negative perception of this important interpersonal dynamic over and over. So let’s … Continue reading Conflict Is Not Always a Bad Thing
We’ve all had conversations that left us feeling heard, valued and respected. These are the kind of conversations that help us learn more about each other. But how do we get to these conversations? The answer is simple—listen. Listening well is an essential skill for creating meaningful connections with people. It’s also a powerful tool … Continue reading The Power of Listening: Engaging People Through Empathy and Compassion
Having the opportunity to travel internationally has been one of the most rewarding and educational experiences I’ve ever enjoyed. There is no better way to gain a better understanding of different cultures than by being immersed in them. Each year Lane and I travel to London to lead an human-centered design and leadership class with … Continue reading Human Centered Leadership Lessons from London
Gardeners are grounded, down-to-earth, nurturers. They are giddy for the opportunity to play in the dirt and are delighted at the bounty that nature offers. The tiniest bloom may be a huge accomplishment and they celebrate each one! 🌱🌿🌳 Gardeners nurture—pruning away the dead and broken to allow their subjects to grow stronger and reach … Continue reading Be a People Gardener
Who is this "TheBombDigg" who seems to be committed to living a life of "awesomeness in its purest form" full of positivity and encouraging others? Well, my name is Jules Morris and I can assure you that as positive and full of sunshine as you may think I am, I too have bad days. Let's … Continue reading Who is The BombDigg?