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Pay It Forward

The banker reached into the folds of his gown, pulled out a single credit note. “But eat first — a full belly steadies the judgment. Do me the honor of accepting this as our welcome to the newcomer.” His pride said no; his stomach said YES! Don took it and said, “Uh, thanks! That’s awfully […]

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Disappointment

No matter how much a situation just ticked you off, don’t try to get revenge. No matter how upset you got over not being selected for something, shrug it off and find a bigger and better project to be involved in. If there is an issue that is frustrating you, but you know you can […]

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Meetings That Matter

Do you often feel like you just lost an hour of your life when you enter a meeting that doesn’t serve a purpose, bring an item to closure or help make progress for you or your organization? What if you held a meeting like that, would people want to come to more of your meetings? […]

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Calm Leadership

What type of leader attracts you more to follow: The “in your face”, bold, brash, reactive, the “sky is always falling leader”, or The cool, calm and collected leader who takes everything in stride? A few of us reflected on this topic the other night as we replayed the “Clinton versus Obama” campaigns of weeks […]