The Joy of MOVEMENT

Energy wants to move.  Rivers want to flow. When that flow gets cut off, the pressure mounts until the dam bursts and floods ensue.  As I sit here writing at 4:15 in the afternoon, I’m still wearing the workout clothes I donned at six this morning when I was “just” going to stop in my [...]

Using “Zig-Zag Leadership” to Amplify Your Executive Presence – Guest Post from CEO and Author, Suzanne Bates

I am pleased to share a guest post from my esteemed colleague and best-selling author, Suzanne Bates, who reminds us of the importance of checking in with your colleagues regularly.  She goes so far as to schedule the “spontaneous” visits that are so essential to maintaining our precious relationships.  Using “Zig-Zag Leadership” to Amplify Your [...]

Never Postpone Joy

As I’ve been working with my coaching and consulting clients to set and achieve their personal and professional goals, we’ve been very busy keeping our eyes on the prize. That’s a good thing. But… that’s not the only thing. Yes, it is crucial to set goals and make a plan if you want to optimize [...]

The Gift of Giving… Of Yourself

You Get What You Give Charitable giving is surely a major highlight of the holiday season as fundraisers and procrastinators scramble to take advantage of tax deductions before the year runs out. Sharing our financial resources is indeed an important way to give back and many worthy organizations depend on that generosity. When you give [...]

The Dangers of Washington’s Soul Shutdown

When business leaders stray from their missions, profits suffer.  But when our leaders in Washington lose their way, they court all sorts of disasters, leading a hapless nation to the edge of fiscal cliffs and even putting some of us in mortal danger.  Enough already. Before they do irreparable harm, our nation’s leaders must remind [...]