Back in 2004 I was introduced to a new book which rocked my world. It was Steve Farber‘s “The Radical Leap.” In that book, which is a business fable, I first understood that it was possible to actually do work you love in the service of people who love what you do. And that concept […]
Many years ago I was gifted a tiny little book from a co-worker who would soon be retiring. He actually gave this book to many of us, and at the time, I didn’t really realize how important it would become to me. The book is called The Ultimate Secret to Getting Absolutely Everything You Want […]
There is a new topic floating around the media today. Here’s the headline (and here’s a link to the story): Congressman warns US heading towards civil war – 31% of Americans agree So. there are a few dialogue points here. (Remember, dialogue means suspending previous assumptions in order to learn from each other.) Is this true? […]
de·vi·ate verb ˈdēvēˌāt/ 1. to depart from an established course. If you are like many people, you see that as a negative. It’s choosing – on purpose – to disregard the rules. The norms. The accepted way of doing things. But what if you’re a POSITIVE deviant? Then wouldn’t that be a good thing? To forge […]
We are a divided country right now. There appear to be so many reasons we are more committed to holding our ground on opinions we already have than on developing our listening and understanding skills. How did we get here? There have probably been signs pointing in this direction. As individuals we understand that our […]
“The truth will set you free. But first it will piss you off.” -attributed to Gloria Steinem Isn’t that the truth.
It’s been said that insight without action makes no difference. “To know and not to do is not to know.” (Buddhist proverb) “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” (Confucius) “Learning is change. If I haven’t changed, […]
Happy 2018! While today is a great day to start fresh with the turn of the calendar, the only way YOU will start fresh is to do something different than you’ve done in the past. Just know that I am talking to me while I am talking to you in this post. Sometimes it’s easier […]
Holidays can be tough for many reasons. However, within each of us is a storehouse of energy just waiting to be tapped. No matter how hectic or chaotic or even depressing the holiday season might be on the outside, taking just a few minutes to reflect and just be will help you tap into that […]
This. Are you committed or just interested?