How Do You Respond?

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb People throw around a lot of different words and phrases to describe great leaders.  You hear about things like work ethic, integrity, [...]


Falling Down & Getting Up

“Failure is the tuition you pay for success.” – Walter Brunell Sometimes, as leaders, we get frustrated with outcomes.  We usually have pretty lofty goals, and when we don’t meet them it’s [...]


The Biggest Impact

“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao Tzu One of the things that we’ve been reminded of over the past nine months is that, when subjected to stress and [...]


What Have You Learned This Year?

“In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” – Cavett Robert Very few people would classify the year 2020 as “good”. Constant chaos is a challenge, and lot of our chaos this year has been the result [...]


Get Up & Get Back In The Game

“The key to life is resilience…We will always be knocked down.  It’s the getting up that counts.” – Dominique Browning From the time we’re kids, people – parents, teachers, etc. – are always [...]


Control What You Control

“The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own.  You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president.  You realize that you control your [...]


Plan for the Unplanned

“Expecting life to treat you well because you are a good person is like expecting an angry bull not to charge because you are a vegetarian.” – Shari R. Barr Humans are interesting creatures.  [...]



“If you learn something from defeat it isn’t a loss.” – Unknown There are a hundred things that impact whether or not your organization is successful. Some of them – change, innovation, [...]