On Leadership: Eight Ways to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos

  When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. ~ John F. Kennedy You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. ~ Rahm … Continue reading On Leadership: Eight Ways to Stay Calm in the Midst of Chaos

To Inspire: Gratitude vs. Thankfulness vs. Thanksgiving

  Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. ~ Melody Beattie Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness … Continue reading To Inspire: Gratitude vs. Thankfulness vs. Thanksgiving

On Career Development: The Principle of Action and Power

  Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. ~ Voltaire Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into. ~ Mahatma Gandhi Faith is to … Continue reading On Career Development: The Principle of Action and Power

On Creativity: Seeing the Ordinary As Extraordinary

    Fear of mistakes is the single greatest enemy of the creative spirit. ~ Dewitt Jones The picture above was taken by Dewitt Jones and links to his website.  Mr. Jones spent much of his career as a photographer for National Geographic and now travels the world sharing his photography and message.  Back in … Continue reading On Creativity: Seeing the Ordinary As Extraordinary

For Sunday: Remember What Is Most Important

  A happy family is but an earlier heaven. ~ George Bernard Shaw For most of last week I was traveling in Austin, Texas and have been mainly focused on my professional responsibilities.  I have been in many meetings reviewing financial performance, operational details, strategic projects, and other related topics.  My mind was focused on … Continue reading For Sunday: Remember What Is Most Important

On Leadership: The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead

  You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people. ~ Zig Ziglar A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. … Continue reading On Leadership: The Content You Read Shapes How You Lead