THE MAGIC OF BOLDNESS

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”  -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe In my travels the past few weeks, I have suffered many a delayed or cancelled flight and the stress and inconvenience that goes along with it. This is the time of year when … Read moreTHE MAGIC OF BOLDNESS

MASTERY AND THE POWER OF REFLECTION

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“Don’t aim to become a person of success; rather, aim to be a person of value.” -Albert Einstein A key to living authentically is the capacity to reflect. Reflect means to go back over; to study again. Go back over your notes. Go back over your thoughts. Go back over your day, your week. I like to … Read moreMASTERY AND THE POWER OF REFLECTION

HOLIDAY GREETINGS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM OUR CANINE FRIENDS

Having completed another “Other Everest” retreat for developing authentic leadership capacity last week, I have been relishing the experience. The group consisted of a remarkable collection of leaders from a variety of walks of life, committed to making a difference by being more authentic. A central theme of the time we had together was slowing … Read moreHOLIDAY GREETINGS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM OUR CANINE FRIENDS

CHARACTER: The Undervalued Virtue of Human Goodness

 “Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think, and what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny. It is the light that guides … Read moreCHARACTER: The Undervalued Virtue of Human Goodness

THE UNTAPPED POWER OF EMPOWERMENT

After a recent speaking engagement, I went back to my Best Western hotel room in St. Albert, Alberta. On the coffee table I found this note with a little gift bag containing a bottle of water and a candy bar. Since receiving this inspiring little note of kindness, I have used it to illustrate leadership … Read moreTHE UNTAPPED POWER OF EMPOWERMENT

AMPLIFY YOUR LEADERSHIP IMPACT

“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi The greatest challenge we face today, and upon which our very survival as a species depends, is the task of learning to live in harmony with ourselves, with each other, … Read moreAMPLIFY YOUR LEADERSHIP IMPACT