Overwhelmed? Relief is Within You.

“I can’t think straight.” “I’m exhausted.” “Little things feel like big things.” “I’m impatient.” “I haven’t eaten all day.” “I’m not doing anything well.” “Sometimes I think I should walk away and open a coffee shop.” Leaders of all levels I’m working with are sharing moments as these, vibrating in overwhelm at times. No surprise. […]

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Trauma: It Doesn’t Define Us But Can Inform How We Choose to Live and Lead.

I believe we all come with a story that shapes who we become in the world, consciously or unconsciously. We never know what brought someone to this day, the trials and triumphs, and for so many, trauma. We have tendencies to judge and react to others when they get avoidant, controlling, emotive, or otherwise. What […]

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Pithy Musings 20: “The Power of Ikigai” with David Marlow

Countless leaders and organizations are talking about the notion of purpose, also referred to as Ikigai in Japanese, meaning “reason for being”. Some say that digging into this work can be transformative for individuals, teams and organizations. Fervor agrees! Declaring purpose and top values has led to incredibly fulfilling work, fabulous relationships with clients, meaningful and […]

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Pithy Musings 19: “Let’s talk about grief at work” Part Two with Christine Mack-Granger & Cindy Lan

“Love never dies… we are all here walking each other home.” – Cindy Lang Relationships associated with loss vary. Whether a person, another living species, or a shift in health or circumstances, how do we navigate grief as individuals? How do we support those we care for as they suffer from loss? And what about […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 17: “Human Interaction is a Vulnerable Activity” with Timothy R. Clark

Stretching comfort zones is how we roll on Pithy Musings. More and more, we’re inviting guests we believe are some of the wisest humans out there. Caroline Berglund and I just next levelled our courage in Episode 17 in what we refer to as one of the richest, enlightening, and humbling conversations yet with Timothy […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 16: “Being a Force for Change” with Michael Bungay Stanier

Are you a leader and fellow human who wants to be a force for positive change? What a delight to have Michael Bungay Stanier join us for Episode 16, “Being a Force for Change”. Accomplished with books as The Coaching Habit, How to Begin, The Advice Trap and his own podcast, 2 Pages with MBS, […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 13: “Call people in, not out,” a courageous conversation on DEI with Dionn Schaffner

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is on the minds of countless people who experience pain because of attacks, microaggressions and bias, and those who want to contribute to much-needed, positive change. It’s a complex topic that brings about all sorts of behaviours. Some avoid it, others lean into it with courage and empathy, and others […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 7: Why Feedback Rocks!

What comes to mind when you hear the question, “Can I give you feedback?” You’re likely bracing yourself for impact! Join us for Pithy Musings episode #7, “Why Feedback Rocks” where Fervor’s friend and pithy partner Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk and I, Eva Van Krugel dispel the myth, “If you have nothing nice to say, don’t say […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 6: Why are we afraid of conflict?

Get ready to rumble with Pithy Musing’s Episode 6, “Why are we afraid of conflict?” hot off the digital airwaves. Join Fervor’s friend and pithy partner Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk and I, Eva Van Krugel, as we muse on why healthy conflict vs the opposite is important, and possible. We get gritty and share our own […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 3 is out! Passion Doesn’t Equal Purpose

Why are so many people talking about “purpose” in life and at work these days? Pithy Musings’ Episode 3 is out, “Passion Doesn’t Equal Purpose”! Join me, Eva Van Krugel of Fervor Leadership Coaching  and Consulting and Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk with your fave cuppa as we dig into this growing and important topic. Passionate […]

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