The Power of Curiosity

Several weeks ago I was interviewed by an author currently writing a book on curiosity. We had such a wonderful conversation that I wanted to share with you part of our discussion. [...]

What Does “Freedom” Really Mean?

Despite the complex challenges we face in our nation and in our world today, as Americans, we pause to celebrate The Fourth of July - our Independence Day. With gratitude, we reflect [...]

What Comes Before Strengthening?

For the past month I’ve had some challenges with my back. So I’m working with several health practitioners.  One of them said something that really resonated at so many levels.  He said, [...]

What is a Champion?

So today is the Super Bowl 50, the year 2016.  Seems the perfect time for some reflection about championship. Here are some thoughts from those acquainted with being a champion. When at a [...]

What Hansel and Gretel Knew That You Need to Know

Every now and then, we get a yearning for something different, something more, something better. It’s a restlessness; a dissatisfaction. Life might be going quite well, humming along, routines in place, responsibilities [...]

The One Element That Most Often Defeats Change

“Be gentle with yourself for you are living through a major expansion of your faith and how you use it in the world. You are rewiring decades of old beliefs and shifting [...]

The Most Lethal Factor Affecting People in the Workplace (and Everywhere Else)

Only 30 percent of American employees feel engaged or inspired at their jobs and the vast majority of U.S. workers -- 70 percent -- are not reaching their full potential, a Gallup [...]

When Chasing Your Tail is Beneficial

Sent to me by Fran Kenny, one of my Facebook friends, I share this piece of wisdom today.  I have a slightly different take on some of these (imagine that!), and  I also [...]

The Value of Poor Choices (or Stop Feeding Your Inner Piggies)

I know people who feel like they’ve wasted years of their lives because of poor choices.  They spent years in a relationship that was toxic, years with an addiction, years at a [...]

How to Find Out What They Really Want and Close the Deal

Yesterday I was having a conversation with a potential landscaper/gardener.   Obviously he was eager to impress me with his experience, skills, and pricing.  He was a very pleasant man, appearing quite capable, [...]