Posts by Nora Ludviksen
Anger is the messenger.
FEARLESS LEADER, What is your instinct when you face anger or other high emotions within yourselfor from a colleague or client? “Certainly I’m angry…But I don’t think it’s a helpless emotion.”— SHERMAN ALEXIE, author About anger (and other high emotions) I’ll never forget the first real mediation session I observed during my training. As…Read More
Do you know? How will you find out?
FEARLESS LEADER, Time for a quick Gut Check. “Pay attention… and make what you think you know be strange to you.” — KIRK VARNEDOE, curator COVID Crisis Working Remotely Initiating Re-Entry Facing Economic Uncertainty Confronting Systemic Injustice Fearless Leaders know that each of these will continue to challenge your business, your processes, your relationships, and…Read More
Are you still, listening?
FEARLESS LEADER, How can you tell when someone is really listening? How do you show that you are listening? “It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.” — GABRIEL GARCÍA MARQUEZ One step we often skip over in the midst of a difficult conversation, is acknowledgment. This serves…Read More
Fearless Leaders’ Executive Forum – June 18
Wow. You thought launching your business into remote operation was rough. Wait ‘til you experience Re-Entry. Join Executive Coach and mediator Nora Ludviksen of The Table Mediation for the hard-hitting leadership crash course every Fearless Leader needs right now. In the past two webinars I provided re-entry guidance for Me as a Leader and…Read More
“Nora’s warm tone immediately makes one feel comfortable. She leads me to dig deep into the folds of my brain to rediscover my passion, mission, and drive.”
Sticking with it.
FEARLESS LEADER, What if your responsibility as a leader is first to listen? To learn? “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” — JAMES BALDWIN Rather than moving on to another key this week, let’s stick with this one: Listening. Last week, Fearless Leaders…Read More
Restorative Circle for Dancers
Through the generosity of Dance Fremont in Seattle, I facilitate a weekly Restorative Circle for Dancers. This is a lightly structured gathering for adult and professional dancers to find support and connection. There is no cost to attend. I would love to see you this Saturday in the Circle. Each week it’s a place to…Read More
Be quiet and just listen.
“I knew I had it in me. I just had to find it.”
Keys for Re-Entry
FEARLESS LEADER, Take a few minutes for yourself right now. “Don’t forget to breathe.” — EVERY YOGA/DANCE/FITNESS INSTRUCTOR EVER Keys unlock doors and doors help you get through walls. Keys let you in and let you out. Among the tools you need for Re-Entry is a set of keys that you’ll…Read More