Intention

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

Leading with Soul

“Their passions come only with their souls. Their souls love the hidden springs boiling and welling at the center of existence more than they love the company”.  David Whyte – from The Heart Aroused, Poetry and the Preservation of the Soul in Corporate America I have a longstanding and some would say naïve notion that we should Continue reading Leading with Soul

You Can Only Get There From Here – The Art of Intentional Leadership

Here is where your change begins. Where your intention becomes action. The vision will start to become real only when you choose the right actions in the present moment. This is an important distinction because it’s easy to become stuck in an endless cycle of talking about or thinking about what you desire without making Continue reading You Can Only Get There From Here – The Art of Intentional Leadership

When You Don’t Love the Work

“What does the world need?” “How can I contribute to the lives of others?” “What are my talents?” “How can I do best what I like to do and meet real needs where I work?” These questions are borrowed from the recently published book, “Primary Greatness” by the late Dr. Stephen R. Covey. Work can be Continue reading When You Don’t Love the Work