July 23rd, 2017

Internal dialog influences vitality, resilience and interpersonal communication

In resilient teams, setbacks strengthen team cohesion and can lead to innovation as well as improved collaboration and results. However, when personalities clash and the going gets tough, it takes … Read More

June 25th, 2017

Awareness of differences in communication styles is a path to self-leadership and wellbeing

Health and well-being are enhanced by the ability to communicate effectively. When we feel comfortable in a social or professional setting, we feel confident and relaxed. On the other hand, … Read More

May 18th, 2017

Creating Space to Lead: Tools of Engagement

You can optimize the energetic field of your leadership and communication by learning to cultivate core aspects of each of the four Alpha Element Vitality Types. For example, the deliberate … Read More

April 20th, 2017

What stories do you tell yourself about yourself?

To stay energetic, creative and proactive, it is important to gain awareness of the stories you tell yourself about yourself. Take note of the words you use in this inner … Read More

March 17th, 2017

The envelope, please: What makes a high performance innovation team?

The answer is – a great challenge, great people, great freedom and great support. That is a good start. For a great start, in order to be truly innovative, diversity is key – diversity of … Read More

March 3rd, 2017

What PROMPTS are you listening for?

It is difficult to really listen. We all have our own ‘antennas’ that filter out what we don’t expect or want to hear. Our brains are designed to look for patterns … Read More

February 17th, 2017

Two keys to leadership in the era of complexity

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” Franklin D. Roosevelt famously declared in his inaugural address in 1932. These words are powerful – and they are almost as American … Read More

February 10th, 2017

The ‘e’ in engagement

What gives you energy? To many of us, it may seem like a luxury to ask this question. However, while the question may not seem like top priority, the answer is … Read More

February 3rd, 2017

The Power of P A U S E.

Words have energy and set intention. It is easy to forget the power of words today. Daily we are surrounded by loud and aggressive banter arriving at the doorstep of … Read More

January 16th, 2017

What Is A Vitality Type?

Vitality is the energy you bring into your interactions with others. We think of vitality as liveliness, vigor, life-giving energy and life force. We created the Vitality Types to illustrate four distinctive … Read More