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The Top 2 Metrics That Expand Your Power aliveness article articles by larissa burnout coaching framework growth leadership mindfulness at work power rest sensing the future of work transformation vital leadership wayfinding Jan 25, 2023

Common opinions about expanding our power at work often cite things like getting promoted, gaining decision-making power, getting a raise, expanding your network, and becoming recognized as a leader in your field. 

But none of these are foundations of power. They are actually expressions of power.

If you've been here with us at Wayfinding, you'll know we have a more specific, nuanced understanding of power than the average bears out there, and if you're new here—welcome!—and peep that link for your power orientation.

So how do we nurture our foundational...

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Core Routines for Being a Bridge aliveness article articles by larissa burnout calling growth intuition leadership meaning through work mindfulness at work power rest ritual sensing the future of work transformation vital leadership wayfinding Dec 19, 2022


Helping others rise to a new level of consciousness asks certain things of our beings. 

This community is comprised of a wide range of such bridges. Each of you helping to infuse more expansive worldviews into the world of work in amazing ways like regenerating the real estate industry; advancing DEIB in organizational leadership, practice, and policy; bringing psychedelic wisdom to the mental health field; redefining best practices at the highest levels of law; and guiding organizations to get work done in more adaptive, human ways. 

 

You bridge a reality of what’s so...

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The 30 Main Types of Power at Work article articles by larissa framework leadership power wayfinding Nov 18, 2022

Sometimes a map gives us a whole new perspective.

 

Throughout this year, we’ve seen the heart-centered leaders in our community experience enduring shifts in their ability to perceive power after seeing and working with this detailed version of the Wayfinding Power Landscape that we developed in January. This impact is hugely significant since the widespread collective understanding of power is so low — what it even is, how it works, how to interact with it in regenerative ways, and how we're each constantly conducting power through our...

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What is a Calling and How Do I Find Mine? article articles by larissa articles by nick calling leadership meaning through work purpose sensing Sep 01, 2022

Why a Calling Versus a Purpose, Vision, or Mission?

Any mission-oriented organization and any values-led leadership team will emphasize the importance of a purpose and a mission.

These statements are important symbols in an organization. They help organize the ideas, efforts, and imagination of an organization towards a goal that is often inherently service oriented.

At Wayfinding, we emphasize the importance of a calling because to pursue a calling is to be in relationship with it. It asks us to be in tune with our embodied sensing as we navigate the internal and external signals that make...

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Four Unspoken Truths About Burnout and How to Navigate Repair from It articles by larissa burnout the future of work Aug 29, 2022

Let's get real about burnout. These are some truths that many of us either are unaware of or we avoid confronting them: 

We tend to overestimate our capacity 

Which means we underestimate our actual degree of burnout. The more we normalize burnout, and deny our sensing and body signals, the more we drive ourselves into deeper levels more rapidly.

Our instinct is to "do" something

Navigating recovery from burnout can be a tricky line. There is a difference between designing for retreat & recovery versus redesigning the patterns...

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What Nature Can Teach Us About Power // Larissa Conte on Facilitator Forum Podcast aliveness articles by larissa ceremony leadership nature podcast power rites of passage sensing wayfinding May 19, 2022

I had the incredible pleasure of being interviewed by Julia Winston on her podcast, Facilitator Forum, about my awareness as a facilitator and how I engage to facilitate people's power and leadership via sensing, rites of passage, wayfinding,  and learning from nature. This was my most fun podcast interview to date!

Here's the episode description:

 

"Episode #011 - Rites of passage guide Larissa Conte understands that humans are not separate from nature and brings this perspective into her work to bridge diverse worlds as an integrative systems coach, helping business leaders...

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Leading Through the Rest and Recovery We All Need aliveness article articles by larissa coaching grief growth leadership mindfulness at work power rest sensing transformation wayfinding workplace Mar 17, 2022

“We need time to rehabilitate from the trauma of the pandemic” as Dr. David Rock, CEO of the NeuroLeadership Institute, wrote in the Harvard Business Review in February. This is a crucial pattern for all leaders and teams to take note of with many more contributing factors than just the pandemic.

It's notable when I have a moment when I'm having the same conversation across all my clients. 
This is one of those moments.

Here are some factors contributing to why we’re seeing such a widespread pattern:

  1. Immersion in a constant trauma field in the world &...

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Expanding Our Vessels: Inner Power for Aligned Outer Power aliveness articles by larissa growth leadership power transformation Feb 16, 2021

Photo: SwapnIl Dwivedi on Unsplash

 

Recently, I was working with an executive coaching client who got clarity on his calling.

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