Your brain is like a sponge. It takes in everything. Every sound you hear, sight you see, food you eat, everything you experience feeds directly into your brain. Normally, this is a good thing. We take in these experiences and we learn.Read More
The shadow side of Linda was her attempts to adapt and please the new regime. She just didn’t agree with the new values being proposed for the company. The tension between what was being asked for and her own integrity started to create underlying stress. She became passive aggressive in her support for the new organization.Read More
When running an organization, you want the best value for your money. That is why, when you hire a coach, you want to know they are working on traits that will have a measurable, positive impact on your company, workforce, or maybe even yourself. Although it can be easy to measure ROI in many areas (increase in sales, efficiencies, etc.), it can be a bit difficult to measure when it comes to the more abstract concepts of creativity and inspiration.Read More
One of the biggest questions we get asked by potential new clients is what makes LumiereWork so different? Why is it so special and unique? You might be thinking, would LumiereWork work in our culture? Every company is unique and there is always a need for adaptation, customization, and value alignment. Our methodology does just that. Our programs are designed to bring out your specific cultural needs and cultural brilliance.Read More
While most people have the ability to express each of the five primary Archetypal Blueprint™ types and have a unique way of expressing their energy, it is helpful to understand the primary Archetypal Blueprint™ types of people whom you encounter in typical organizations.Read More
Find yourself losing focus? Hard to make a decision? Feeling the pressure of the day? Needing a creative solution? If so, a quick round of meditation maybe just what you need. Meditation is getting a lot of press these days with studies on its effectiveness in enhancing concentration, clarity, and physiological and emotional stress reduction. “Mindfulness”, the skill of being present and aware that comes from meditating, it is a growing leadership practice as well. Meditation can take many forms to quiet the mind and we often think we need to be sitting in stillness for a period of time in order to be meditating. But I’ve noticed that high powered, busy and productive people need to have a number of alternatives for reaching this state of mindfulness. Today I’d like to introduce you to one of my favorite options, the 5-minute guerilla meditation. Below is an example and then an then an explain how you can use this practice for yourself.