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Lead: Challenge Your Status Quo

Our brains are not a large part of our bodies, yet they use up considerable resources when they work (like oxygen and glucose); resources that the body also needs. So, to lesson that demand, our bodies evolved to rely on habitual responses and the clustering of data so that the brain had less work to […]

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Lead: Being Influenced by Others

In order to challenge the systemic bias in our country, we’ll all need to step into our leadership. As a leader, standing on the sidelines hoping others will fix things is not an option.

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Lead: Influencing Others

At Carpenter Smith Consulting, we’ve come to define leadership as the willingness to influence others and be influenced by others, regardless of your role or title. It’s a way of being in the world that can change lives and elevate justice.

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Living Thoughtfully: Coming Back to Grief

We’ve been hearing from a lot of our clients, colleagues, families, and friends that coming off of the Memorial Day weekend, people are heavy with grief, exhaustion, and frustration. We’re writing this week to let you know that if that’s your experience you’re not alone, and you’re not crazy!

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Living Thoughtfully: From Black and White to Gray

As we’ve moved through the initial stages of the pandemic, leaders are exploring when and how to reopen.

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Living Thoughtfully: Protect Yourself & Protect Others

Caring for one another is good for each and every one of us and is key to your success as a leader.

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Living Thoughtfully: Combatting Erosion

In the face of this coronavirus pandemic, there’s been tremendous uncertainty about how life will unfold.

Taking care and listening to yourself is so important during erosive times. You matter to us, to your loved ones, and to the world.

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Living Thoughtfully: It’s Going to be OK

Show up each day with your gifts and talents, your values and beliefs, and your love for your world. Let the best of you lead during this time!

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Living Thoughtfully: A Lot of Days in this Morning!

This week, pay attention to “how many days are in your mornings”, and explore ways to be present and awake in your moments.

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Living Thoughtfully: What is it Time for Now?

When people believe that they matter, great things happen!

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