Monthly Archives: April 2016

(#309) Thanks. You’re NOT Helping!


I totally understand that many people just don’t know what to do when someone in front of them says, “I have cancer.” Last week I shared the well-intentioned and well-executed words and actions that so many people offered on behalf … Continue reading

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(#308) Thanks. You’re Helping!


Laurie and I remain deeply indebted to many, many friends for their positive thoughts and love. I often incorporate into my posts personal experiences and stories with broader lessons and insights.  This week’s post comes from the most personal of … Continue reading

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(#307) Thank You For Paying Attention To Me


Do you treat those you lead and those you follow with dignity? Do you do the same for yourself? One of the things I love about what I do is that even when I’m in speaker/facilitator/keynoter mode I’m learning.  Always … Continue reading

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(#306) The Power of Empathy For Self


The first person we have to lead and be true to remains ourselves. On an episode of Super Soul Sunday, Daniel Goleman (Emotional Intelligence) and Oprah Winfrey had a far-ranging conversation about Goleman’s signature subject of emotional intelligence.  Consider Emotional … Continue reading

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