Here are the recent articles I wrote for BRAINZ.
Time For A Pronoun Paradigm Shift?
During a recent large online meeting, I felt different. Like I didn’t get the memo saying: “Post pronouns beside your name.” If all those talented Harvard alumni women posted their pronouns, I should too, right? Me2.
Top Ways Leaders Manage Conflict And Reduce the Cortisol-Related Stress Response
Nested within a wide circle of family, colleagues, and community systems, we humans find health, happiness, and meaningful purpose. And sometimes, friction.
It's All In Your Head – Cultivating Conscious Conversations
When you inaccurately imagine something, “It’s all in your head.” It’s also what the car mechanic thinks when you complain about that clicking sound that mysteriously disappears during the inspection.
What’s Worse? Scary Movie 3 Or “We Have To Talk”?
Does “We Have to Talk” trigger an inner primal scream? Perhaps you’ve heard these ominous 4-words from...
Do You Have A Clearing Disorder?
Have you ever complained about busy work distracting you from strategic, high-impact projects and planning? You’re not alone!
Silence Your Perfectionista
Did you get all that? If English is your native language, most likely you understood it, errors and all. Spelling mistakes did not materially impact the outcome.
They sent threatening reminders. PAY $500 NOW.
Renew or lose your certification (and fry in hell).
I knew SCARCITY was a sales tactic.
But still felt FOMO. Fear. Of. Missing. Out.
The barriers to exit were HIGH. Adios to the thousands I had already invested.
But in the end, you know what I didn't do?
Pay the $500.
Yup, I forfeited my credentials because, beyond the inner chatter, a potent whisper arose...
Voices rooted in scarcity - nagging you to spin all those plates or lose your success - keep you clinging to the past.
My decision acknowledged I'd grown; my perspective has evolved.
There's now a space for something new - far beyond what I had in the past.
As I write this from the birthplace of Picasso, I remember his quote...
There is only one way to see things until someone shows us how to look at them with different eyes.
Look with YOUR OWN EYES.
Where have you grown, changed, or evolved but stuck with the status quo?
Are you clinging to something that's about to expire?
A path, a program, a partner, an identity?
In these times of change and disruption, create space for something new to enter your life and mind.
Janet Macaluso, Ed.M., MSOD, CPC works with successful midlife Change Makers to help transform their success to significance. As a previous executive of leadership, learning, and organization design functions, Janet has equipped thousands of global leaders to grow and evolve their leadership, businesses, and causes. Her unique anti-hero approach combines modern science and ancient wisdom to navigate constant change in flux. In addition to breaking the spell of the "old story," Janet is keenly interested in a regenerative, interconnected, nonviolent future. Her deep and broad experience includes: ▫️Masters in Education, Harvard ▫️MS in Organization Development, Pepperdine ▫️Organization Design ️️Advanced Certificate, USC ▫️BRAINZ Top 500 in 2021 ▫️Certified High-Performance Coach ▫️Certified Tiny Habits Coach ▫️Certified Immunity2CHANGE Facilitator ▫️Certified Professional Retirement Coach ▫️Certified Search Inside Yourself Facilitator ▫️Certified HeartMath Facilitator