The highest point in Texas

On July 14, 2016, Lori and I hiked the devils staircase trail at Guadalupe mountains state park, and Lori’s Tevas had to be retired when the soles delaminated, but not before we hiked the final 1/2 mile on her repaired shoe across a field of bowling ball- and larger-sized boulders. As we finished the hike, […]

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Have you quit a job?

Like a marriage or divorce, the end of a job — and even the relationship itself — can be a traumatic experience, leaving you questioning fundamentals of who you are, what you stand for, and what you want. My client, we’ll call her Elaine, quit a job she called an abusive relationship. While she was […]

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You are Worthy of a Safe Workplace

You are worthy of a safe workplace

My life changed when I committed to having fantastic relationships in every area of my life. I struggled for years in uncomfortable situations and relationships until I realized I didn’t have to tolerate unacceptable communication behaviors or other boundary violations in my work or personal relationships. Nobody has the right to belittle, berate, blame, shame, […]

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What’s the difference between leadership and management?

Dylan Cornelius speaking

What’s the difference between leadership and management? Management programs and even some companies talk about leadership, but few people outside academics seem to understand that there’s a very real and often misunderstood difference between “management” and “leadership”. Management In a nutshell, management is what gets the quarterly financial results. It’s also often correlated with: Influence, […]

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