Professional Growth
The Joy of Walking: Meditation in Motion

The Joy of Walking: Meditation in Motion

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." — John Muir Our uncertain times today find us sitting more and moving less. A recent study by Iowa State University and Trinity College Dublin reported an average 32 percent reduction in physical...

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Blind Spots – Learning to Let Go

Blind Spots – Learning to Let Go

“Sometimes, I feel I am really blessed to be blind because I probably would not last a minute if I were able to see things.” —Stevie Wonder As our country struggles with understanding and responding to injustice, to live well as brothers and sisters, we can learn from...

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Choosing Exceptional Over Back to Normal

Choosing Exceptional Over Back to Normal

"The art of living is always to make a good thing out of a bad thing" -E.F. Schumacher The past several months we have had plenty of time in place, and the light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to appear. As life begins to return, we wonder when we will get back...

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Crisis Leadership – Strength & Grace

Crisis Leadership – Strength & Grace

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” – Abraham Lincoln Lincoln would never have dreamed of a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he...

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What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein “What do you think?” One of the greatest leadership questions to build trust, understanding, and ownership. An invitation to others to intellectually engage with you....

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Share the Stage

Share the Stage

“There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.” — Indira Ghandi At the end of a movie, the credits appear, featuring the cast and individuals who contributed to the...

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Work – A Thing or Place?

Work – A Thing or Place?

“We need to de-parent, de-gender, and de-age the perception of the flexible worker.” — Cali Williams, CEO Flex+Strategy Group What if we could work when, how, and where we want? Work could fit seamlessly into our daily schedule. Life would be so much easier. Here is...

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Arthur Ashe – Leading with Grace

Arthur Ashe – Leading with Grace

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic.  It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost." — Arthur Ashe When I was a high school tennis player my hero was Arthur Ashe.  I played with his...

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Experience—A Blessing or Curse?

Experience—A Blessing or Curse?

"By three methods we may learn wisdom:First, by reflection, which is noblestSecond, by imitation, which is easiestThird, by experience, which is bitterest" —Confucius Many of us have a love/hate relationship with our past experiences. We appreciate the wisdom gained,...

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