Entries by Sara Thomas

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If You Think it and Feel It, Act On It

“If you think it and feel it, act on it.” Is that reckless or compassionate? Before you answer, let me ask you a few more questions. Are you now working from home? Are your kids home from school? Have your events been canceled? Has your schedule changed? Are the normal rhythms of life disrupted? Are […]

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A Call to Ordinary Courage

I ran to the store early Sunday morning after hearing the news of another mass shooting in our country. This time, it hit too close to home. This time, the ache too deep for words. This time, I wondered in anxious concern whether the names of the victims would be names I knew. I’ve walked […]

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What Are You Great At?

There is a growing list of people that come to mind when I hear the word transition. It seems to be open season for “life and job transitions” right now. Whether it’s accepting their first, full-time position or retirement (or somewhere in between), there’s something about transitions that can be disorienting and liberating all at the […]

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TGIF

July 26, 2019 TGIF is a weekly practice where I ask myself four questions and invite you to do the same. Here are four questions that accompany TGIF: T: What am I trusting? G: For whom or what am I grateful? I: Whom or what is inspiring me? F: How am I practicing faith? Wholehearted […]

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What is TGIF?

TGIF is a weekly practice where I ask myself four questions and invite you to do the same. Here are four questions that accompany TGIF: T: What am I trusting? G: For whom or what am I grateful? I: Whom or what is inspiring me? F: How am I practicing faith? The journey of TGIF […]

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TGIF: Dare to Lead – Week 25

When I began TGIF in January, I couldn’t for the life of me remember where it came from. About a month ago, I realized it was Brené Brown…because she started posting it on social media again. I spent three days training to become a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator with Brené Brown. To say it […]

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3 Contributions the Belief Talent can Make on a Team

Consider This Your team has been doing great work together. You’re identifying future goals, projects that align with those goals, and prioritizing the work before you. Don speaks up and asks, “How do these priorities align with our core values?” The team takes a collective sigh. As the team leader, you’re not looking forward to […]