The Power of Play: 3 Reasons You Should Do It Every Day

There's power in play. “Go out and play.” That’s what I wanted to hear in the past few days, weeks, well, most of 2020. I wanted to let go of being an adult. For just a moment, I longed to forget about the news, responsibilities, and all the pain [...]

2020-12-07T16:56:06-06:00

How I Chose My Best Word for Life Plus One for Every Year

Can one word make a difference? I believe it can. What’s your word? My what, you say? Your word. I first heard about choosing a word for the year from Chris Brogan who recommends identifying three words.  Chris’s three-word idea is simple. Choose 3 words (not 1, not 4) [...]

2020-12-02T20:56:18-06:00

5 Simple Rules for Living an Ethical Life

Making the right choices requires a different kind of intelligence.  Build an ethical life.  Do you know your ethical intelligence? You can find quite a bit on emotional intelligence in articles and from Daniel Goldman. Remember the seven types of intelligence described by Howard Gardner? In today’s world, I would argue that [...]

2020-11-09T19:54:28-06:00

Stop Setting Goals If You Never Do These 3 Things

Stop! Stop setting goals. It is a waste of time and effort. If you know me at all, those words are nothing short of blasphemous. I have been preaching, yes, on my soapbox preaching, about identifying your purpose, setting goals, and the sheer beauty of a well-executed plan for [...]

2020-10-23T19:20:08-05:00

Perspective-How to See Through the Eyes of Others

Perspective changes everything. How can we see through the eyes of others? Why would we want to? When I can stop and consider how someone else sees the problem or lack of a problem, the new view can change my perception. Perspective or perception? Let's keep this simple. Basically, [...]

2020-10-06T09:29:33-05:00

Create Urgency for Change in a Complacent World

The mind and heart are critical to producing significant change. Change. Where does it begin? With me, with you—because we’re all for excellence until the consequences of improvement jolt us and create discomfort. We talk about change and blame our lack of results on change. We bemoan the fact [...]

2020-10-23T18:50:45-05:00

When Is It Time to Look at Things Differently?

You can transform anything, but not unless you can answer a few questions and understand the environment. Let's start with a definition. To transform means to make a marked change in the form, nature, or appearance of (Oxford Online Dictionary). If our goal is to transform ourselves, our work, [...]

2020-10-23T19:03:35-05:00
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