Receiving Feedback – Six Scary Words That Make Me Sweat by

“Would you be open to some feedback?” may be the six scariest words I know. It’s embarrassing to admit what a mess I can be about feedback. I teach this stuff. They’re just words, and so is the feedback that … Continue reading

What Mary Tyler Moore Taught Me About Work by

Anyone who knows me is aware that I am not presently a huge fan of television. But as a kid, I watched a lot of it! We used to make popcorn and sit on the floor, pajama-clad, mesmerized right in front … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Consistency by

Is the leadership value of consistency and steadiness a myth, or is it rooted in some data that shows that organizations are better off when run by leaders who take a methodical, steady, strategic approach to guiding the entity? We … Continue reading

What Matters to You in 2017? by

TED talks were top of mind for us in 2016. Moe did two of them about a month apart on two different but related topics. Though we don’t refer to her very often as a “workplace expert”, she is, and … Continue reading

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Women Execs Explore Their “Balancing Act” by

“I think even the term ‘balancing act’ should invite us to do things differently. If we have to act at work, how can we be authentic?” This provocative inquiry from a participant caught me off guard and raised a very … Continue reading

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7 Mantras That Engage Followers by

The first time I had the responsibility to actually lead people, I can’t remember saying a single thing that felt leaderly. All I was thinking was: “I hope I don’t blow this.” But when our team had it’s first real … Continue reading

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Gratitude (November Update) by

On Giving by Kahlil Gibran You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. For what are your possessions but things you keep and guard for fear you may … Continue reading

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Leading in Fast Growth: Insights from Scott Allan of Hydroflask by

Hydro Flask, a beloved Bend, OR based company acquired by Helen of Troy in March of 2016, continues to grow and thrive as they meet their awesome mission: “Saving the world from lukewarm.” We had the chance to ask Moementum client and … Continue reading

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Courage at Work – Overcoming the Slight of Mind of Self Deception by

“Courageous leadership” is such a great expression, but frankly, the act itself scares the crap out of me. Being courageous begins with looking honestly at myself and sometimes that’s hard. Sure, being a courageous leader includes acts such as speaking … Continue reading

Blinded By Profit: Lessons from Wells Fargo by

We all read the headlines and say to each other, “Can you believe what happened at Wells Fargo?” The thought bubble we don’t say but often feel is something like, “Those idiots.” We wonder,  how could people lose their way so … Continue reading

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