Thinking Bigger Tuesday: What happened when I asked myself a Crazy Question?

Last week I recommended Anne Mahlum’s TED Talk, “There is no way this will work” about getting the homeless to run. About the time Anne Mahlum asked her crazy question, I asked another one while I was running.In my executive coaching business, Murfield Coaching, I work with leaders to solve significant problems with disruptive thinking. I guess it shouldn’t be any surprise that I ask myself crazy questions that push me farther than most would expect. This story is a perfect example. Read More

Mind-shift Monday: Quote of the Week on Networking

“Disruption is an attitude that dares to go beyond limitation. It is audacious in its believes and irreverent to unproductive traditions. . . . Finding those who have this attitude while yet being collaborative and willing to be a good team member is a challenge.” DISRUPT Your Networking is the new release of Loren Murfield, Ph.D, Read More

One Attitude Millennials (and all of us) Need to Change A.S.A.P.

Millennials are disrupting the world, doing what many of us haven’t imagined. They are earning wealth faster and challenging outdated assumptions. In the process they have pushed us out of our comfort zones. That is great but there is one attitude that they need to change as soon as possible – they need to be more empathetic. Read More

7 Ways to Help Your Team “Bounce Up” in times of Grief

One of phrases we discussed in last week’s post was “Get over it.” We noted that trauma disables our innovative strategy and as leaders we must work to connect, to collaborate and create. In the process, we work to help others “bounce up” from what has taken them down. Read More

Collaborating to Create a Team of Self-Leaders

We can’t do it by ourselves.  At times we might think we can or even wish we could.  But we cannot if we are seeking to do what others think is impossible.  For those of us with lofty goals, we know we need a strong team. We don’t want followers We NEED collaborators.  A collaborator… Read More