Welcome to my blog – Live in the Moment!

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This is the place where we share leadership experiences, stories, ideas and insights. You will have the opportunity to hear from daring leaders and the work they do to push the boundaries around personal leadership, accountability, communication, collaboration, creativity and engagement. Want to be a guest writer? Heck ya! Please contact me, and I welcome the opportunity to collaborate.

True or False? The Only True Leadership Is Values-Based Leadership

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Remember back in 90’s (I’m dating myself) when the new catch word was “team” and “teamwork”. More recently “employee engagement” was the new buzz word. Simply using a new theory without a full understanding of it is like putting a new mission statement or list of values on the wall every few years and never referring to it again. In this … Read More

Guest Blogger Chris Asper, Skydiving and Deadpool…Oh My!

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On June 8, Chris was Ripple Effect Leadership’s first guest blogger and shared his expertise and experience on: Life Decisions – Use a Compass. Learn a little more about Chris Asper’s witty and thoughtful take on leadership and life below: Is there a documentary, presentation or article that really changed the way you thought about leadership? My thoughts on leadership … Read More

Life Decisions – Use a Compass by Chris Asper, MBA

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Imagine for a second that you had to drive somewhere you have never been. What would you use to get there? With today’s technology, you would most likely enter the address into a GPS or App on your smartphone. Within seconds, it would identify where you are, map the fastest route, and provide turn-by-turn instructions until you arrived at your … Read More

Why I Chose “Fun” as a Core Value

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                    As a Leadership Consultant, I aspire to create fun and rewarding experiences to empower and inspire teams. I decided to make “fun” an organizational value for Ripple Effect Leadership Consulting & Events because it’s important to me, not because we as humans need fun as much as need wholeness, but … Read More

Which Superhero Are You?

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As I create content for Ripple’s Live in the Moment blog, there will be times I will need a break from writing. More importantly I want to create an environment where we can learn from each other through experiences and dialogue. Guest bloggers will represent various stages of life, career and industries. For me, leadership is about who we say … Read More

The Hummingbird and Ripple Effect Leadership

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A Little More About Me When completing my MA in Leadership (Health) Organizational Leadership Project (OLP), an action-based research paper, I incorporated the ripple effect metaphor to describe how communication practices among internal and external stakeholders of an organization could either ripple through the organization positively or negatively. Coupling that with my love for water I made the decision to … Read More