Pithy Musings 18: “Let’s talk about grief at work” with Christine Mack-Granger

Grief, while completely natural, is uncomfortable for us both in experiencing it, and supporting others in it. Many of us don’t know what to say or do. It feels hard all around. At work especially, we tend to avoid it at the times people most need to know they’re not alone. Grief is also something […]

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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 11: Cancel Culture – what are we doing to each other?

Canceling people out of professional and social circles is on the rise and accelerating with social media. As we embark on a New Year, let’s ask some important questions. When does canceling someone out make sense? Or, does it ever make sense? How do we know when is it toxic, divisive and it’s gone too […]

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Pithy Musings Episode 9: Why friendship makes us better humans.

“Love who you are when you’re with people” – a friend once said. Friendship enables belonging, a primal, fundamental human need. When we belong, we access parts of ourselves enabling us to survive and thrive despite crisis, uncertainty and change. Friendships teach us about who we are, what we’re capable of, and a safe place […]

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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 Launches Episode 2: Why all the buzz about psychological safety?

Notice a growing and critical need for psychological safety in the workplace, in leadership at all levels, and in communities? The next episode of Pithy Musings is out, and I, Eva Van Krugel of Fervor Leadership Coaching and Consulting, and Caroline Berglund of Talk Talk explore this topic! Caroline and I share our own experiences, observations […]

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