10 Jul 2017

Exploring Myths and Realities to Create a More Equitable & Inclusive Environment

There are numerous articles, blogs and discussions about the lack of diversity in leadership roles, with specific emphasis on women, people of color and LGBTQ persons. You would think, with such a strong focus on this lack and a perceived concern that something needs to change, there would be more change. So, why are these discussions continuing to be had at the corporate executive level, within the legal, the tech and non-profits industries, and within education, government and associations everywhere? Maybe there is too much focus on “them” doing something different. Could it be that there is only a cursory acceptance of understanding the impact of bias (conscious and unconscious)? Could more personal commitment and action to take responsibility to be part of the solution make a difference, instead of inaction and remaining part of the problem?

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05 Jun 2017

How to Integrate Self-Care into Your Work and Life so that You are at Your Best

Amazing that Summer is upon us and half of the year has gone by.  For some, it is has flown by and for others, it has crept. Either way, now is a good time to take a reality check on how you are doing with the whole idea of taking care of yourself.

Self-care is a hot topic. Almost all of my coaching clients, including high performing lawyers, executives, entrepreneurs and individuals who want to live more purposefully, address this issue and their ability, or lack thereof, to focus on self-care and its impact on their performance. Frequently, the level of focus is low and the stress is high; even though the understanding of the importance of self-care and the desire to be more effective at taking care of one’s self is well known. Let’s look at ways to incorporate this crucial action into your life.

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08 May 2017

Let’s Revisit the Issue of Privilege

In April 2016, I had a byline article published in the American Diversity Report about the issue of privilege and rank https://americandiversityreport.com/category/dismantling-resistance-examine-rank-privilege-rosalie-chamberlain/. Since that time, I have noticed an awareness and openness to talk about what privilege is, who has it and how is it used. Just last month I spoke on the issue at the 18th Annual White Privilege Conference in Kansas City, and at the beginning of this month, also at the Center for Legal Inclusiveness. Both workshops were full – there are individuals who are strongly interested.

The intent to support equal opportunity for everyone is not enough because there is a huge difference in equal opportunity and true equity.
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10 Apr 2017

How to Reach Your Highest Leadership Potential

Let’s start with the premise that we are all leaders in some form. You do not have to be the leader of a team, an entire organization, association, community, state, or even a country. Because, at the very start, you are the leader of your life, which includes your career and personal life. The effectiveness of how you lead is directly connected to your level of success. Higher levels of success and achievement begin when each and every person takes responsibility for their own growth. Growth starts with self-awareness.

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06 Mar 2017

Growth – A Key Element of Success

The month of March can signal many things to many people. For me, it is nearing the beginning of Spring, a time of new growth. We have had a lot of change over the past few months and our approach to how we respond to change can be empowering or stifling. We will take a look at how our mindset supports or impedes success. But first, I would like to share how growth resonates with me as one of my top values through a personal story that continues to reveal possibilities, courage opportunity and success.
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25 Jan 2017

Are You Living Congruently?

To be in congruence is to be “in agreement or in harmony,” and this state of being can be applied anywhere and in any situation. It starts with awareness of what your values are, and noticing if you are living in line with what you believe. Your values are those bottom line non-negotiable conditions for your life. So, that means that you can check it out in relationship to your career, your relationships, your personal habits, your spiritual life, your relationship with the political climate and the world.

How are you responding or reacting to these important areas of your life?

Here are three areas to consider how you are showing up – in congruence with your values, or not:

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02 Jan 2017

2017 – A Year of Living Consciously

Happy New Year! You may find that your approach to this year falls in line with the traditional start of having set resolutions, making goals, letting go, or whatever new beginning your vocabulary chooses. Whether you find yourself excited and hopeful, or in a place of shaking off the past year, how you approach this year makes a difference in whatever you intend to accomplish. How you approach anything is how you approach everything, at least on some level. Your attitude is the impetus or deterrent to your success. Attitude is everything. Your attitude is your viewpoint, outlook, perspective, stance, position, orientation, approach, reaction and mindset, and I can assure you that it impacts everything.

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