Hazel’s Chair – The Beauty of Simple Human Connections

This was Hazel’s favorite chair. My daughter bought it from Hazel at a yard sale. Just months before she died. Did she know? Today, as my daughter applied a new coat of paint, Hazel was on her mind. And in her heart. Hazel always said hello, And goodbye. From her back porch, in the chair. Continue reading Hazel’s Chair – The Beauty of Simple Human Connections

Speaking of Leadership – Words that Connect

“Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.” ~ Elie Wiesel One particularly difficult afternoon, a young woman on my team stopped by the office and asked if she could talk. As she sat down across from my desk I immediately sensed that she was hurting. Her eyes were red and Continue reading Speaking of Leadership – Words that Connect

The Inspiring Truth about Leading and Losing

We love winners. The leaders who made it to the top. Leaders with a great story. Accomplishments. Achievements. Success. It’s useful to recognize the positive traits of successful leaders. But don’t believe all the hype. Correlation does not imply causation. Not everyone who succeeds is a great leader. Many people succeed in spite of their Continue reading The Inspiring Truth about Leading and Losing