Something Different

“Do not take life too seriously.  You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard Normally in this space we’re talking about leadership, or change, or some kind of challenge we face in our [...]


Energy vs No Energy

“Most people see what they want to, or at least what they expect to.” – Martha Grimes Being a leader is hard work.  There’s no “easy” button or magic bullet.  Every time you think you everything [...]


No Change = No Change

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou Humans spend a lot of time wishing we had different lives.  We [...]


Start Small & Celebrate

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead Chances are good that at some point – [...]


What Makes You Alive?

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive.  And then go do that.  Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman I was [...]


Step Back & Slow Down

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius One result of being told we live in a fast-paced world is that we believe we have to hurry all the time.  We’re told [...]


What’s Your Fuel

“When you look at people who are thriving in their jobs, you notice they didn’t find them, they made them.” – Ashley Goodall One of the aspects of real success that gets overlooked is energy.  [...]


The Word of the Day is “Energy”

“Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.” – Daniel Webster Energy, or lack thereof, has been an issue for leaders for as long as leaders have existed.  I’m sure that, [...]


Passion & Energy & Why You’re Here

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela I had a meeting recently with a client who made me [...]


What’s the Point?

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain It’s probably been true since the beginning of time, but it seems today that we are [...]

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