Author - Judy Hissong

Being a confident managing partner

Gaining confidence as a managing partner comes with experience.  And if you are new to this role, you probably want to be the best you can be – right now.  Good news!  Allowing your confidence to shine through involves more...

EQ times four

In our lifetimes we have watched the emergence of a new area of expertise in our management principles. We were trained, and studied in the management philosophies and the organizational development theories which provided us...

Intelligence(s)

Our first awareness of intelligence comes during the schooling process where our intelligence is graded over and over.  Our minds develop technical skills, which we hone with advanced education and rely on as we secure our first...

Killing your culture (with kindness)

Culture is that thing growing in your petri dish, aka your organization, whether or not you are investing in it. We measure culture at the organization level, looking at the top leaders to shape and drive the values that are...

Professional presence

Professional Presence is an amalgamation of any number of leadership skills that are personal, and very vulnerable in both exposure and growth and are also public in developing relationships at a variety of levels in the...

Are you breathing?

Yes, that’s right – are YOU breathing? When I ask my clients this question there is often a pause – politely followed by, “I think so!” The question is not asked in jest, but rather in sincerity – regarding all...

Greet your “monsters”

I was blessed to listen to Paula Cole last night. She’s touring as her This Fire album is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Wow. Hard to believe that! I’m listening to her songs, reliving my young life as I first heard her...

The technology challenge

Are you in charge of your technology, or is your technology in charge of you?  We call them “smart phones”, and I wonder if the phone is getting smarter than we are. I recently read, Irresistible: The rise of...

Being RIGHT

I am reposting this article from last year as I think it’s worth repeating! It’s been six years since my dad died…unless you ask my sister, who says it’s been 7. Oh sure, we can do the math – and each of us did. Her...

Gratitude

Here we go – into another holiday season which is kicked off by Thanksgiving. Whether you just celebrated in Canada, or are beginning to plan for it in the United States, we all benefit from the literal translation –...

Three c’s

I recently read an article by Rhonda Magee on Reacting to Racism (educating lawyers and using mindfulness to do so). Her “ColorInsight” practice is worth sharing, and if this resonates, support her work at . Sit in...