How I Chose My Word of the Year and My Three Words

When I first heard about choosing a word of the year, the process reminded me of the work I was doing in strategic planning. Strategic thinking and planning, by design, should bring to the forefront what is most important.  Identifying values, articulating your purpose or mission, and looking forward [...]

2019-01-21T08:11:35-05:00January 3rd, 2019|

Connecting the Dots to Improve Your Perspective

As a child I loved dot-to-dot games. Seeing the image revealed by connecting the dots held a magic that I cannot explain. I’ve consistently used the metaphor of connecting the dots to learn, to understand, to see with new eyes. Connecting the dots in life... Our families, schools, business, [...]

2018-11-19T08:22:14-05:00November 6th, 2018|

Find Your Inner Artist to Be Your Best Now

I’ve spent a great deal of time lately thinking about creativity, innovation, and the role of art in the workplace. We focus on the strategies, the outcomes, the output of our work. These are all important, but how do we become creative? Where does innovation fit into our work on [...]

2018-11-03T20:38:26-05:00November 3rd, 2018|