professional development

Practicing Radical Candor: "It's not mean, it's clear"

Practicing Radical Candor: "It's not mean, it's clear"

Team CED recently watched INBOUND Bold Talks: Kim Scott "Radical Candor" and we thought it was worth sharing with all of you! If you have an extra 15 minutes, watch it for yourself. If you don’t, here’s a summary

Young Professionals Summit Takeaways

Young Professionals Summit Takeaways

Margo, Richelle, and Ian attended the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Young Professional Summit last month. The summit theme was “LEVEL UP: Learn, Grow, Inspire” and favorite panels included “Flippin’ a Biz: the Art of Buying & Selling” and “Climbing in Tandem: Success in Pairs.”

Feedback is a Four Letter Word

Feedback is a Four Letter Word

Feedback is my third favorite four-letter word. By that, I mean the word gift. If you have been to one of my recent workshops, you would have heard me outline the expectation that feedback is a gift. Now, I must admit I absolutely stole this expectation (with permission) from the design thinking geniuses at DesignThinking.bg. It has become a staple guiding principle for my workshops and my life in general.

Join our Book Club!

Join our Book Club!

Our reading list is a snapshot of the literature that guides our work. Check out our reading list for CED’s Book Club for 2019!

My Review of The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter - and how to make the most of them now

My Review of The Defining Decade: Why your twenties matter - and how to make the most of them now

After college, I panicked because I had no idea what I wanted to do, and for the first time in my life, I did not have a clear path. Everybody kept telling me that my twenties did not really count so I should just do whatever I felt like. The Defining Decade by Meg Jay, Phd had some better advice for me.