Thrive Not Strive

Thrive, not strive is my new mantra. Rise and grind is how tons of people start Monday.  Rush, work, and strive through pressure, stress, and frustration. If this sounds all too familiar, it’s time to make  room for thriving and flourishing. How can you shift negativity into motivation? Wouldn’t it be grand if instead of […]

Five Ways to Create Momentum in Your Life

Be the Momentum: 5 Ways to Create Momentum in Your Life Ever stood at the edge of the high dive, looked down, and hesitated? Granted, it’s been a few years since I ventured onto the high dive platform. My own memories take me back to Sun-N-Fun in Sarasota and having a line of kids at […]

Difficult Conversations

There are never a shortage of students when I teach workshops on “Dealing with Difficult People.” It’s fascinating, and not surprising that the interest in this topic doesn’t wane. A willingness to engage in difficult conversations is one of the keys to transforming a difficult relationship into a healthy one. Today’s vlog gives some highlights […]

Leadership Leaves a Legacy: Farewell from Senator John McCain

Leadership leaves a legacy. Senator John McCain wrote a farewell statement to America before his passing on August 25, 2018 at age 81. As a student of leadership, and one who loves America  passionately, I am moved deeply by the words of John McCain. (I took the liberty to bold some text within his message.) […]

Limiting Beliefs

Self-Limiting Beliefs A small incident last week put me face to face with the reality of self-limiting beliefs. It wasn’t a life-changing issue, but it brought to mind the weightier beliefs we all have that don’t serve us well. Often, they show up in our self-talk. “I could never write a book.” “I’m no good […]