What are your favorite words?

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How Can I Help? What if I seek to understand more than to be understood? What if I show up in every encounter  intent to help, serve and add value and meaning? What if I take my favorite words, “How can I help?”  And make them a soulful mantra I commit to living by? How…

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I Feel Stupid To Admit It; But I Don’t Know What I Want….

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When we don’t know what we want. Being unclear, indecisive, unsure, hesitant, stuck or unmotivated can be frustrating. But don’t  buy into the belief that you should be clear. If you aren’t clear – you obviously shouldn’t be! Getting clear is a process and there are plenty of good reasons for being unclear, unsure, indecisive,…

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Leadership Gaps and how they turn people into mannequins

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Leadership gaps. They happen. And they happen. What are the costs?  I’ve written several posts about leadership closing the leadership gaps , my 2 leadership verbs, how to engage heads, hands and heart, results revolution and others. But today I want to consider leadership from another perspective. I’m looking at the gaps in leadership from  the mannequin in…

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When it’s foggy…

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When the vision, direction, plan is foggy I don't know about you but sometimes the fog rolls in, visibility dissipates. Life. Business. Strategies. Direction. Meaning. Relationships. Goals. Purpose. Tactics.  When my vision is cloudy, when forces outside of my control create blizzards.  I remember advice garnered from one of my favorite authors, Anne Lamott in…

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2010: What Matters Now Advice from Steve Jobs and Rosie…

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   2010: What Matters Now? Lessons from Steve Jobs and  Rosie The photo is of my daughter Rosie, in the Himalayan Mountains during her month long study abroad program in India. Although she spent a few days in New Delhi and a few hours at the Taj Mahal the majority of her time was spent in Dharmasala learning from, living and…

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