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    Leading the Emergence Podcast

    Join host Kate Ebner and guest futurists, analysts, innovators and visionaries who will illuminate useful and powerful strategies to enable better, more confident navigation. A new 30-minute episode each month.

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    The Power of a Single Breath

    This year, when the very notion of togetherness has been radically redefined, the simple experience of breathing together has taken on new meaning.

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    Taking a Stand vs. Taking a Stance

    Humanitarian Lynne Twist introduced me to a key distinction long ago between taking a position and taking a stand: One calls up opposition, the other a brave, bold commitment to act with purpose. 

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    Conversations About Race: Start From Within

    The conversation started innocuously. Then my friend blurted out a statement that I could tell she regretted. Maybe there was even surprise that she thought it. If that conversation happened now, here is what I would have done.

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    Backbone and Heart: The Dance of Coaching

    As coach and author Mary Beth O’Neill describes in her book, Executive Coaching with Backbone and Heart: A Systems Approach to Engaging Leaders with Their Challenges, a coaching engagement “is a continual dance of balancing backbone and heart,” requiring coaches to speak not only with kindness, but also truthfully and courageously.

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    At the Learning Edge

    Each of us has a “learning edge” – our own personal frontier in which we are rapidly, and sometimes uncomfortably, learning about ourselves and the world. At this frontier, we have the greatest gains to make.