But First, Let Me Take a Selfie

4 minute read As we begin to get cozy and comfortable in our in-home workspace,  we must remember we are still going to work and school. We are still doing our daily jobs and still need to continue to stay on a productive routine to ensure we are maintaining our work mindset when staying in…

Love First

7 minute read Here we go – trying to get this post finally written and letting go my perfectionistic approach to blogs. They take me forever to write because I keep editing them and thinking of new approaches. For example, I have 5 different blog posts started at this point focused on helping others during…

Superheroes and Superstars

Superheroes and Superstars: Casting the Right Talent in Blockbusters and Business The purple arch-villain of the Marvel Avengers franchise, Thanos, stands amid a crumbling planet, his amour glistening and his gold-plated glove shimmers with infinity stones. If he snaps his fingers, half of life is obliterated in an instant. The Avengers race toward him, with…

The Path to Essentialism : Part 2

Application After spending 6 weeks implementing the 5 practices McKeown suggests in his book Essentialism in my work life,  I soon realized it could not help but overflow into my personal life. Weaving all 5 steps into my everyday life proved essential to move the needle towards simply needing less, and in return getting MORE!…

The Path to Essentialism : Part 1

After spending some time reading ESSENTIALISM by Greg McKeown, I soon realized the path to knowing what is essential is paved with much intentional thought and discovery.   To begin this journey, we must learn the difference between the two types of people, whom McKeown defines as Essentialists and Non-Essentialists. To sum, Essentialists are about…

From the desk of…Sarah

If you’ve read my bio, you’ll know that some of my favorite content we teach at Riverbend is around Motivational Leadership. I am fascinated and passionate about self-motivation, motivation within teams / between colleagues, and between manager and direct report. Our Motivational Leadership workshop was the original source of my enlightenment around how differently people…