Awareness

Creatures of a Day

All of us are creatures of a day; the rememberer and the remembered alike. – Marcus Aurelius Work long enough and the moment comes when you must reckon with the reality that all the time and energy you are investing or have invested is for something that will fade away. Everything you’ve created will eventually be destroyed. Continue reading Creatures of a Day

Love the Hand You’re Dealt – 2017

“Love the hand that fate deals you and play it as your own, for what could be more fitting?” – Marcus Aurelius In the movie, “Bridge of Spies” there is a wonderful exchange that is repeated a few times during the movie, (you can see all of them via the link below). In the final Continue reading Love the Hand You’re Dealt – 2017

A Short Leadership Lesson from Nature

Fall gives way to winter. The trees aren’t upset for having lost their leaves. Sending them off in a blaze of glory. Winter begins a new journey. The birds don’t complain about the trip. Soaring away with a song. Nature has much to teach us about leadership. Good days give way to difficulty. Relationships thrive Continue reading A Short Leadership Lesson from Nature

Leadership is a State of Mind

Your state informs your leadership. If you are in a negative state, you will be oriented toward negative forms of leadership behavior and negative outcomes. If you are in a positive state, you will be oriented toward positive forms of leadership behavior and positive outcomes. Simple, right? Yet, how often do you really pay attention Continue reading Leadership is a State of Mind

The Most Important Question We Forget to Ask

In the haze of today’s hectic world, we drift into autopilot. Reacting to our immediate thoughts and emotions instead of responding from our deeper intention. We take shortcuts. Miss  important details. Hurt or damage relationships. Make assumptions. Label and judge.   Symptoms of our busyness. Distraction. Stress. Fear.   In that moment, before you react. Continue reading The Most Important Question We Forget to Ask