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If I Was Amy Cooper

An apology letter from [My Imagined] Amy Cooper. This is the apology I wish Amy Cooper had written, and that I would hope I would find the resolve to write myself when I am confronted by the blindness that white privilege creates in me.
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Five Tips for Organizational Leaders Who Want to Respond to Systemic Racism

The public outrage over the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmuad Aubrey, and the reckless behavior of Amy Cooper are catalyzing all kinds of action.  While the violence
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Community, Power and Old Stories; How Coaching Supported my Transformation

People ask me all the time; What makes Coaching for Transformation different from other coaching schools? There are some obvious answers such as; we focus on the role institutional oppression
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The Pitfalls of Praise; Originally Published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review

The original publication can be accessed here. Most nonprofit and social impact leaders share a belief in the positive potential of human beings. We seek to alleviate suffering and lift
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How to Make a Vision Board; For Skeptics and Believers

A vision board is a powerful (and fun) way to bring our deepest yearnings to life.  Creating a vision board is a great activity to undertake, during the first month
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Grieving After the Elections; Tips for Leaders

Many of my clients have asked me some version of this over the last week; “I know our organization needs to grieve this giant loss and hurt, to process the
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