Inspirational People

Ask-Show-Collaborate

By | November 5th, 2017|Building Capability, Conversations, Inspirational People, Leaders, Teams|

How serious are you about the effectiveness in the feedback and coaching on your team? Watch at least 2-3 minutes of this young cellist and her "performance coach" and tell me what is remarkable about the interaction. If you can't [...]

Reach Beyond Your Target

By | September 25th, 2017|Building Capability, Creation Process, Inspirational People, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

Whether setting a work or personal goal, there is a natural push-pull when we think about what we desire versus what we think is possible or likely to occur. Today, I am sharing a video of Victor Frankl, author of [...]

When Nietzsche Wept

By | July 16th, 2017|Building Capability, Conversations, Creation Process, Idea Generation, Inspirational People, Leaders, Your Emotional Self|

I recently read When Nietzsche Wept, a novel by Irvin Yalom. The story is a wonderfully told tale, with enough quotes and seemingly true aspects of three great thinkers Josef Breuer (physician), Friedrich Nietzsche (philosopher), and Sigmund Freud (psychiatrist).  One [...]

Dare Greatly

By | May 21st, 2017|Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

One of my three words for 2017 is perseverance. I've been working hard on and in my business. I've had some successes and failures, some faster and some slower than others. I recently re-found Theodore Roosevelt's famous quote for his [...]

An Awesome Accountability

By | February 20th, 2017|Inspirational People, Leaders|

It's Presidents Day in the U.S. I know many of you are with your families on a long weekend holiday. I thought that I'd offer some words of wisdom from, not just past U.S. Presidents, but also other world leaders. [...]

Be The Change

By | January 30th, 2017|Creation Process, Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Remarkable Results|

Nearly everyone I meet has a complaint or a desire about "how the organization should change/grow/transform" to be more successful (let alone our country or global community). This week, I offer you a quote from Mahatma Ghandi that is timeless [...]

Less Suffering, More Happiness

By | January 23rd, 2017|Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Your Emotional Self|

I have been taking a deep dive into the teaching of Buddha. One of the books I am reading is the Dalai Lama's How to Practice, The Way to a Meaningful Life. In this world of pressure, frustration, anger, and [...]

How Do We Work And Talk With Each Other to Create Our Best Future?

By | November 14th, 2016|Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Teams, Your Emotional Self|

It has been a tumultuous week. Shock and disbelief on both sides of the campaign. And, a lot of work ahead of us. In this post, I want to share a piece from Krista Tippett's Onbeing interview of Vincent Harding and [...]

The Worst Thing In Life…

By | September 18th, 2016|Building Capability, Inspirational People, Intention, Leaders, Teams, Your Emotional Self|

...is "wasted talent." That's what Lorenzo Anello tells his son Calogero in A Bronx Tale as he tries to pry him away from an organized-crime figure in the neighborhood.  If you haven't seen the movie and have pre-teens or teenagers, see [...]