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In Search of Wisdom

In Search of Wisdom

First a quote: “When anger enters the mind, wisdom departs.” – Thomas A Kempis I awoke after a restless night’s sleep in the wee hours of the morning, again today, with the scent of coffee gently poking at my senses. The aroma seemed to be saying, “Get up, get going,...
The Dawn of a New Year!

The Dawn of a New Year!

First a quote: “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy New Year!  I suspect many of you are back at work this first Monday of the new year after a few days of vacation, or if you were extra lucky, maybe even a week or two away. ...
Singing the Post Holiday Blues

Singing the Post Holiday Blues

First a quote: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it’s happened!” – Dr. Seuss For most of my career, I have facilitated workshops and seminars for a living. I still enjoy doing that work today and have found it to be wonderfully gratifying. Over the years,...
Not Feeling the Joy This Year?

Not Feeling the Joy This Year?

First a quote: “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Millions of people are in search of missing joy this year.  We can help, and just maybe, find a bit of our own missing joy in the process. In light of this...
A Birthday Request

A Birthday Request

First a quote: ““You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.”– Winston Churchill Dear friends, It has been, and is, my pleasure to bring you these missives each Monday morning. This coming February 8th will be my third anniversary of sharing...
What Lens Will You Choose This Week?

What Lens Will You Choose This Week?

First a quote: “Gratitude and attitude are not challenges; they are choices.” – Robert Braathe Like a photographer chooses what lens to put on his or her camera, we all choose, each day, what “lens on life” we will use to view our respective worlds. The lenses we...
Be Real, Not Perfect!

Be Real, Not Perfect!

First a quote: “Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.” – Coco Chanel I find the art of leadership fascinating, in large part, because it includes a long list of conflicting demands, behaviors, actions, themes, and dichotomies. When it comes to...
Unlocking Confidence

Unlocking Confidence

First a quote: “Confidence isn’t thinking you’re better than anyone else, its realizing that you have no reason to compare yourself to anyone else.” – Maryann Hasnaa I have always found self-confidence and self-worth to be curious things.  Both seem fragile,...

First a quote: “I can live for two months on a good compliment.” – Mark Twain I begin this week by offering an assertion, followed by two questions. Through years of experience asking these questions of professionals of all levels, I gained some valuable insight, and...