SCARY MISTAKES THAT HAUNT BUSINESS OWNERS
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. —Helen Keller Halloween—the entire month of October in fact—has become a time of spooky, scary, and creepy excitement. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays; I love carving pumpkins, […]
FALL INTO FOCUS
FALL INTO FOCUS Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. —F. Scott Fitzgerald Reset | Reenergize | Renew This COVID-19 crisis has radically disrupted and changed all of our lives, and for many of us, it is all we can think about. Remember, you are […]
Reconnect, Realign, and Focus this Fall Season!
Reconnect, Realign, and Focus this Fall Season! photo courtesy of Mike McGuire Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. — Henry David Thoreau It has been quite a while since I have written […]
Do You Need to Lead, Manage, or Do Both?
Do You Need to Lead, Manage, or Do Both? Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things. —Peter F. Drucker A couple of months ago, I spoke to a group of executive directors, managers, and small business owners on the topic “Do You Need to Lead, Manage, […]
BE WILLING TO DO WHAT IT TAKES, EVEN ON A POWDER DAY!
BE WILLING TO DO WHAT IT TAKES, EVEN ON A POWDER DAY! You cannot lead from someone else’s experience. You can only lead from your own. To lead others, you have to learn about and know yourself first. When starting a new business, when changing the concept of how you […]
GRATITUDE, THE ANTIDOTE FOR FEAR
photo courtesy of Joshua Mann Grateful people leave fear behind. Fear isn’t an emotion we can eradicate; it’s impossible to eliminate it once and for all. The key is not to repress fear but to cultivate and express positive emotions that outweigh it. To the extent we allow faith, hope, […]
SELF-KINDNESS GOES A LONG WAY
Photo credit Terry Hepburn teresahepburnphotography.com Self-kindness goes a long way If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama The gift that keeps giving is my bike accident. In 22 days, it will be its one-year anniversary. We […]
MARCH OF THE LIVING
Transformation Beautiful are those whose brokenness gives birth to transformation and wisdom. ~ John Mark Green Background: Three weeks ago, I marched with 14,000 people from 52 different countries down the same 3-kilometer path leading from Auschwitz to Birkenau on Holocaust Remembrance Day – Yom Hashoah – as a […]
AWAKEN THE GREATNESS WITHIN
Create Your Vision and Make It Happen Whatever you can do or dream you can begin it. Boldness has genius, and magic and power in it. Begin it now. ~ Goethe One of the greatest joys of being a coach is helping my clients visualize their future. One of the […]
Accidents Happen A Cyclist in Repose You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. ~ Indira Gandhi I cannot believe it has taken me over 6 months to formulate how I wanted to convey my story. The words are hard to think […]