Drawing from client experiences, travel, and tangential conversations with fellow consultants, join host Kara Lindstrom for an indefinite collection of qualitative truthiness about what influences us at home and work. @likelytruepod on Twitter orlikelytrue.com
We are all leaders, but we may not recognize it or feel we have the opportunity to exercise it. For that matter we might not even agree what it is and what we mean by good. This is an introduction to why I’m focusing on leadership - building nuance and untying or self-made knots.
A look at the practices I’m using as part of a process of tuning into my intuition. I cover my definition of intuition and why I’m pursuing this as week as breaking down the specifics of my practice and their contributions. I’d welcome your experiences, successes, and struggles with intuition and what roll it plays (or you’d like for it) in your life. This episode isn’t as woo as the title may suggest, but regardless of your level of engagement with ‘la woo’, I hope it sparks something for you. Comments welcome at likelytrue.com or @likelytruepod on Twitter. Read this on Medium: https://link.medium.com/RGWTE1pEOeb
How restlessness and being prone to distraction may be addressed through sensory focus/deprivation. I look at our natural tendencies (closing our eyes with a bite of delicious food) and newer trends like float centers and my recent experiences that have helped settle my mind.
Connecting the Supreme Intelligence of the Kree (Captain Marvel) to the Mirror of Erised (Harry Potter) and the negotiations with the Taliban to explore the practice of expanding your understanding through imagined conversations.
Mother Teresa said “where there is love there is joy.” In this special Valentine’s Day episode I explore if the inverse is true and make connections by way of glitter and a nervous cat. How to find love and maybe a super power.
The transition from one calendar year to the next tends to involve a fair amount of reflection, discussion, and planning. The collection of questions covered here is designed as a resource buffet for all three.
This episode closes out 2020 and season 1 of Likely True. The list of questions is also available in its original written, and sporadically updated, form on Medium: https://link.medium.com/grEFKIVeucb
We talk about beginnings and endings, but what if instead we thought of those transitions more like ice to water or steam? Whether a new relationship or job, or the end of a year or administration - there are opportunities in how we perceive transitions.
2020 has perhaps warped our sense of time and place - “its forever and the same!” Or is it that we’ve always had a phenomenally-oriented approach to the two? A partial rant and mostly exploration of our perception of place and time.
A look at how language - specifically metaphors - can be a powerful tool for inspiration and reflection, but also be limiting and dehumanizing. Also, a request for your favorite or loathed metaphors for leadership and work.
A look at the similarities in dynamic and struggle for organizations in a funder-supported model whether arts & culture non-profits or tech startups, and the potential if these groups started working with each other.
Looking over three trends that have emerged during this pandemic life, and seeing which are likely to endure. I also explore how this slow down may have accelerated the momentum towards a contribution economy - and how that may (finally) connect nascent innovations across both education and how we work.