Let the Story, our Story, Unfold

Let the Story, our Story, Unfold Do you remember that old saying, “Never judge a book by its cover”? Well, if you are like me, and if you don’t mind admitting just how many times that you made the big mistake of rushing to judgment too soon, we can probably agree that we [...]

Let the Story, our Story, Unfold2021-01-12T17:46:50+00:00

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun A friend of mine is an expert in emotional relevance. His name is Alon Zaibert and he writes a terrific blog. In a blog that he wrote just before Christmas, Alon visits the topic of identifying and embracing the struggles we all face. “It [...]

2020 Might Have Won, and 2021 Has Just Begun2021-01-05T20:05:58+00:00

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference The inspiration for this week’s column comes from a movie I had watched over the weekend, The Man Who Invented Christmas. It is the story of Charles Dickens and how he came to write his book, A Christmas Carol. If you are looking [...]

Waking Up Each Morning Knowing We Are Making A Difference2020-12-22T20:36:42+00:00

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers Before we completely turn the page and allow last week’s Thanksgiving holiday to pass us by, I wanted to take a moment to thank every one of you who have done your very best to truly focus on what you have been most grateful for this past [...]

Showing Gratitude for Life’s Unlikely Game-Changers2020-12-02T20:03:50+00:00

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated One question that I seem to be getting more of these days is around motivation. Not only are people asking how to get motivated, but they are also asking how they can stay motivated. “People often say that motivation doesn’t really last. Well neither does bathing, that’s why we [...]

Getting Motivated, Staying Motivated2020-11-25T00:26:41+00:00

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand?

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand? … where hope begins. Over the last 12 years, I have now written 600 published columns. Additionally, I have posted thousands of messages through social media and have been on podcasts, radio interviews, and have appeared as a keynote speaker numerous times here in the states [...]

Here’s Column Number 600: Where do I stand?2020-11-05T18:39:04+00:00

These are the Times to Remember

These are the Times to Remember There are certainly plenty of reasons for us to want 2020 to be a distant memory. The pandemic, the heartache of lives lost, the impact it had on our family and friends who suffered and recovered, and the economic burden and stress the pandemic created for so many [...]

These are the Times to Remember2020-10-20T21:07:51+00:00

It’s All About Perspective

It’s All About Perspective There is a guiding principle that I am sure many of you are familiar with and may have put into practice in your daily communications. It’s the principle that Stephen Covey shared in his bestselling book “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” “Seek first to understand, and then to be [...]

It’s All About Perspective2020-10-14T18:29:55+00:00

A Little Bit of Leadership Goes a Long Way, Especially Now

A Little Bit of Leadership Goes a Long Way, Especially Now A little bit of leadership does go a long way. Are you currently working with someone who you admire and respect as a leader? Have they been able to provide guidance to you and your organization as they navigate change and work hard [...]

A Little Bit of Leadership Goes a Long Way, Especially Now2020-09-30T17:43:17+00:00

The Path to Success is Open to Everyone

The Path to Success is Open to Everyone “You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness,” — Zig Ziglar. Imagine waking up every day, reminding ourselves of Zig’s quote above. How would it change our morning? How would it shape our tasks, our job, and the [...]

The Path to Success is Open to Everyone2020-09-29T21:58:45+00:00