Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas: Are YOU the Gift?

Soon will be Christmas, December 25. I’m not really ashamed to admit that I still celebrate Christmas. It has been in my family tradition for many decades. I respect the needs of saying ‘happy holidays’ to those who may not be of Christian descent and choose not to celebrate in […]

Where and What Holds Your Faith

Faith is a delicate subject these days. There is so much debate being derived from the religious extremists’ assertions of faith. I want to dial it down a bit. I want to get more basic. I want to talk with you about faith as an essential element of effective leadership. Here […]

SFT: A Simple Reminder for Leadership Performance

Dr. David L. Cook is a sports performance coach and business consultant who has made the phrase “SFT” famous. Leadership performance can be reduced to these three little ideas. You might know Dr. Cook’s name from a little book title “Seven Days in Utopia”. The book was made into a […]

Stepping Stones

What do you think of when someone says something about a stepping stone? The origin comes from placement of stones across a stream so that a pedestrian can walk across the flow of the water without getting wet. Often the stones are placed by hikers trying to make a crossing […]

Harness The Power of Your Mind’s Attention and Your Heart’s Affection

Our spiritual leaders should guide us and inspire us. Recently, my pastor did just that by sharing a phrase that has captured my interest more than some of the other wise words from this man, Dr. John Lockhart. The phrase was: “Your mind’s attention and your heart’s affection” Dr. Lockhart attributes […]

10 Things I learned About Life and Business from a Single Mom

I was raised as the only child of a hard working single Mom. In my formative years, she taught me so much about life and business. Truthfully, I didn’t know that’s what I was learning until the day came for me to enter the business world. Then, moment by moment, […]