5 Questions to Help Problem-Solve Blind Spots

My apartment stinks. What’s worse, I didn’t even know it! Once my adult son went off to college, I decided to change up my lifestyle. So I rented out the condo I own in the suburbs and decided to find an apartment where it felt like I was on vacation when I came home....

How to be a great leader | Playlist | TED.com

Source: How to be a great leader | Playlist | TED.com I love hearing passionate, creative folks talk about their views of leadership. It’s not a “one size fits all” concept. Instead it’s a “framework” topic, and Derek Sivers has a...

A Special Community Leader

Community Leader Focus: Jim Held What’s your definition of a community leader? Someone who gives speeches or donates lots of money to a cause or charity? In reality, community leaders are ordinary folks using their usual daily opportunities to impact those in...

Transformation: Are You a Caterpillar or Butterfly?

Leaders help bring about change in people and processes. While some changes are meant to be temporary, permanent change always involves transformation. As leaders, we need to look at transformation as a progressive revelation of ourselves and others that will continue...

Fear-Based Election Strategies

My interview with NBC4i.com on managing election anxiety 10/14/2016 In the minds of many, the 2016 election has become a circus inciting fear, anger, and anxiety. Rather than discussing platforms and programs, candidates, supporters, and the media use fear-based...

8 Mental Habits That Will Make You Miserable

Feel like the world is conspiring against you? Are you convinced it’s going be a miserable day before your feet hit the floor? In reality, the world doesn’t make you miserable. You make yourself miserable. It’s our regular daily mental habits that create the mud...

Do YOU “Do Change”?

Mindsets are all about internal cognitive wiring. Some mindsets are rigid and fixed, kind of like a broken clock only having the correct time twice a day. Other folks have a cognitive maze where thoughts can get lost, confused, or stuck in dead ends. I’ve encountered...