Are You Resilient For the Big and Small Things?

By | May 1st, 2017|Careers, Conversations, Idea Generation, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

Everywhere I turn, I am reading an article about Sherly Sandberg's and Adam Grant's book Option B. If you haven't heard, it's about the sudden death of Sheryl's husband while they were on vacation and the devastating grief and her [...]

Are You Free?

By | April 25th, 2016|Careers, Idea Generation, Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Women, Your Emotional Self|

This weekend was Passover, and we hosted a seder for fifteen at our house. The story of the Jewish slaves regaining their freedom from Egypt is a powerful one. In all the food courses, song, readings, and children desperately trying [...]

Do You Have Alternative Career End-Points That “Pull” You?

By | April 11th, 2016|Careers, Idea Generation, Intention, Leaders|

I've been working with a lot of people on real career planning, individuals and groups. One of my clients brought all staff, individual contributors, supervisors, managers and the senior leader into the same learning program. The result was tremendous value [...]

Are You Engaged In Enough “Big Talk?”

By | February 1st, 2016|Careers, Conversations, Intention, Leaders|

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times published a piece called The End of Small Talk. The author, Tim Boomer, told a personal story that led him to elevate the conversations he was having with female companions. Tim made [...]

Who’s In Your Network?

By | October 19th, 2015|Building Capability, Careers, Intention, Leaders|

When I ask people about how well they are connecting with their network, it's not uncommon for a person to look down and away or lock in with a frozen stare. "I know, I know. I should network. But, I [...]

Players Who Play Hard Are Fun To Watch

By | April 19th, 2015|Careers, Leaders|

Are you watching your young stars? Is there someone who is working hard, challenging the status quo, or maybe just stepping-it-up? I have become a baseball fan, and the Philadelphia Phillies is my team. The Phillies are guaranteed to have a [...]

In What Career Decade Are You LIving?

By | August 25th, 2014|Careers, Conversations, General, Intention, Leaders, Your Emotional Self|

If you have ever worked your career plan with me, you would remember drawing your Career-Life Timeline. From birth to death.It's an amazing experience to "get above" your timeline to reflect on the past and imagine the future. Last week, [...]

Are You Ready For The Next Season of You?

By | August 10th, 2014|Building Capability, Careers, Co-Creators, Creation Process, Idea Generation|

Recently I wrote a post comprised of a few quotes and received a lot of thoughtful responses. This post is similar in construct. As you are anticipating a new school year (as I do even now) or a fast-approaching new [...]

Do You Know and Honor Your Limitations?

By | May 19th, 2014|Careers, General, Intention, Leaders, Teams, Your Emotional Self|

Whether you have a strong "can-do" attitude, tremendous desire and will, or you have a history of meeting the next challenge; it is equally important for you to know what and where your true or natural or desired limitations are. [...]