Labor Day 20/20

A three-day weekend and the mindset that Summer is now over. Bring on the Fall season of sweaters, football, and walking the dog in a dark neighborhood each evening after dinner. Labor Day is anticipated as a day of transition and little else. As a holiday, we celebrate the American worker with a Monday off... Continue Reading →

Read the Owner’s Manual

Recently I listened to an interview with a professional photographer as I focus on building my capability for my hobby and creative outlet, photography. As often happens, I made a connection from what I heard specific to photography, to how I can continue to improve as a leader. The professional photographer with years of experience... Continue Reading →

Modern Day Jesus

Washing the dishes. My time to slow down, focus on my breathing and where I am, now. I run through the inventory ... body discomforts, mental anxieties, and an aching soul. I do not make the time to meditate as much as I need, but the dishes need to be washed. With warm water flowing over... Continue Reading →

Grandeur in This View of Life

I wrote recently on my search for my next great read. Life is better when in the middle of an absorbing book. Years ago my mother bought me a copy of The Autobiography of Charles Darwin. I am in the mood for a biography; ready to learn from the life of someone with such influence on... Continue Reading →

Principles Over Plays

Thoughts and questions to start the work week. March Madness begins this week for college basketball here in the United States. Count me as one who enjoys the non-stop, wall-to-wall game action starting later this week. Most experts say this year should have less drama with clear separation of the top teams from the rest... Continue Reading →

Resonant Leadership

I recently finished reading the management business book, Primal Leadership. I have followed the authors, Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee for years connecting to their work on Emotional Intelligence. I enjoyed this book on several levels and do recommend it. Their leadership model is research-based and accessible. The six leadership styles they present are fully explained... Continue Reading →

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