Part 3: Contracting For Support

By Arturo Bejar and Nancy Larocca Hedley

The next step on the journey of Authenticity at Work is to take action. And one of the most important forms of action we can take is to ask for and let in support.


(If you missed Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, please do check them out.)


Asking for support can sometimes be challenging, as we don’t want to seem like we don’t know what we are doing by asking for help, or we worry about burdening others.


Instead, what you may find, what has … Continue reading

Energizing Your Intention

Have you been carrying around an idea or intention that you haven’t yet done anything about?   If so, that’s great.  This time of year is perfect for generating ideas and there is plenty of time for full-on action mode come springtime.  Now is a great time to generate ideas and take small steps to energize them so they become more real in your mind.

The first thing to do is talk about your idea.  Share your idea, your dream, with three people.  Not just any people, but people who are supporting and encouraging on your journey.  You … Continue reading

Replacing Stress with Ease

April and May were crazy busy months for me between work, family, vacation, volunteer responsibilities and birthday celebrations.  When I looked at my calendar in early April I became completely stressed out, and my long-standing worry about not having enough time to do it all came rising to the surface.

When I recognized this, I began to ask myself, “How can I do this with ease?” This question became my mantra for the past two months.  I was inspired to create and use a mantra by one of my yoga teachers who shared her definition of a … Continue reading