Oh My Goodness

Do Good. Just do some good.

Much has been written about what it takes to be a great executive. Here’s a rare recommendation. Stop striving to be great and simply do good.

The shift is subtle yet profound. Stop trying to be “great” and simply demonstrate goodness, in your way, anonymously. Just for the sake of giving. Your soul will scream with excitement in your selflessness.

Considering the state of our world, a little more good would be great.   The tragic ...

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Carve to Set Them Free

Reflection is a powerful tool. By contemplating history we can begin to plan and even predict our future.

While recently visiting Rome, Italy I personally experienced the massive dichotomy of two very different approaches to life and leadership. Allow me to briefly explain.

The Roman Coliseum is an impressive structure. Over 2,000 years ago 65,000 of the most powerful, “educated” and seemingly “sophisticated” people would gather to watch Gladiators battle beasts. As I stood immediately behind ...

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The Greatest Gift Ever – Giving Gratitude

As we conclude another year and celebrate our successes or retool for the opportunities that lie ahead, it is beneficial to pause; to reflect and show gratitude to those who have contributed to the progress made during the last 12 months.

To help facilitate your personal and authentic act of gratitude, you are invited to take the following actions.

After you finish reading these brief thoughts, stop yourself from moving on to the next “urgent” activity.  Simply pause and smile.

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Creative vs. Reactive

One of the most impactful ways to demonstrate leadership, regardless of title or level of authority, is to be creative vs. reactive.  Aside from very different definitions, the only difference between these two words is the location of the letter c.

When people begin to “C “ things from a new perspective their world can change in an instant.  By moving the letter C in the word reactive to the first character, the word is transformed.  The same can be said for a person.

Great leaders continually seek creative ways to ...

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