Good Fences – Types of Boundaries and Common Misconceptions

Last week I kicked off this discussion of boundaries with an introduction and explained why I thought it is an important topic. Understanding and setting boundaries is an important part of maintaining healthy relationships and fostering personal growth. Boundaries act as guideposts that help us define our limits, protect our well-being, and honor our individuality. […]

Good Fences – An Introduction to Boundaries

Me: Have you set any boundaries in this situation? Client: <long pause> NoMe: Do you know what your boundaries are in this instance? <silence> What would be a real dealbreaker in terms of the other person’s behavior? Client: I really don’t know. <even longer pause> And even if I did, I don’t know how I […]

Summertime Leadership

In the winter of 2017, I moved to Sweden to work for a Swedish company. Every expat experiences culture shock, but my most eye opening moments would come in the summer of 2018 as the team around me began to disappear into what is simply called “Swedish Summer.” As an overworked American, I had never […]