November 08, 2011 BY: Gretchen Schmelzer
He was great at computers, but clearly loved design and style. His passion for aesthetic in its most beautiful and practical application was and is inspiring. I can recall bringing home an iMac about 8 years ago and putting on the desk in my living room with it’s sleek, clean design—and thinking, “I want everything in my life to be that sleek, useful, brilliant.”
September 24, 2011 BY: Gretchen Schmelzer
Mindfulness is the ability to pay attention, on purpose, in a non-judgmental and open way, as Kabat-Zinn (2005) states, “as if your life really mattered.” Mindfulness is about making contact with yourself and the world around you, including the people in it.
May 24, 2011 BY: Gretchen Schmelzer
If we replace “organization change” with the term “organizational mending,” we give ourselves and the system permission to address both the transactional and the emotional work needed to deal with the past and move forward toward a more hopeful future.
March 23, 2011 BY: Gretchen Schmelzer
What can you do to be an effective leader during a traumatic crisis, even when it’s on the other side of the globe? First, realize, it’s…