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In Search of Purpose

In Search of Purpose

First a quote: “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”– Bernice Johnson Reagon One day a long time ago, our teen-aged son came home from school and asked, “Dad, people keep asking me what I want to be...
Return to Normal?

Return to Normal?

First a quote: “Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine.” – Whoopi Goldberg A large portion of my consulting practice, over the years, has focused on helping people and organizations navigate change more productively and successfully. One of my most...
Below the Deck Matters!

Below the Deck Matters!

First a quote: “The most important thing a captain can do is to see the ship through the eyes of the crew.” Michael Abrashoff I read the book “It’s Your Ship” by Michael Abrashoff more than ten years ago and had it on my recommended reading list for...

First a quote: “Almost all conflict is a result of violated expectations.” – Blaine Lee Good morning and happy Monday! Have you ever started a new job only to discover the job was different than you expected? Have you ever joined a team with anticipation and...
Nefarious… Say What?

Nefarious… Say What?

First a quote: “One forgets words as one forgets names. One’s vocabulary needs constant fertilizing, or it will die.” – Evelyn Waugh Good morning and happy Monday! Over the weekend, while driving to my dad’s to help with weekly chores, I was listening to local...
Pebbles in Your Shoes?

Pebbles in Your Shoes?

First a quote: “Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe.” ― Muhammad Ali Good morning and happy Monday! Do you ever experience minor irritations in your life? How about in your marriage or other important...
Are You Perfect… Yet?

Are You Perfect… Yet?

First a quote: “If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” – Leo Tolstoy Good morning and happy Monday! Are you perfect? This seems like such an easy question to answer doesn’t it?  I suspect you answered with an immediate, and emphatic, “No! Of...
Now Auditioning!

Now Auditioning!

First a quote: “Every time you speak, you are auditioning for leadership.” – James Humes Good morning and happy Monday! Please imagine yourself in one of the two scenarios below: Scenario #1 – The vice president of your division/business unit/agency has just brought...
Look the Part… Play the Part!

Look the Part… Play the Part!

First a quote: “You have to dress for the job you want, not the job you have.” – Austin Kleon Many, many years ago, in a place far, far away, I was taught the importance of dressing for success. In those days, it was common for salespeople to research a prospective...