Monthly Archives: October 2016

(336) Wellbeing Is A Skill: From Balance To Integration


Wellbeing does not just happen. It requires thought, planning, and follow-through. Workplace leaders have to be role models. Is it possible that your workplace is killing you? Thought-provoking research published in the Graduate School of Sanford Business examines that question. According to the … Continue reading

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(#335) Politics, Anxiety And A Few Coping Strategies


How and with whom can you share love and goodness this week? In a recent survey by the American Psychological Association 52% of respondents identified the 2016 presidential election as “a very or somewhat significant source of stress” in their lives.  … Continue reading

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(#334) Drive Like Your Kids Live Here


When we attempt to connect with people, we need to make it relevant to them. We need to connect to their stories. I often encourage audiences to consider their job performance from the perspective of whom they serve.  If I … Continue reading

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(#333) Questioning Risk


It’s OK to go into uncharted and murky waters. Diving in headfirst is optional. When you think of the concept of “risk,” what comes to mind?  For some it may be bold and reckless venturing into the future. It could … Continue reading

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(#332) 100 Years of Resilience


“Life is not about me, it’s about others.” -Frances Bartlett Kinne- It is 1917 and Oregon beats Pennsylvania (14-0) in the Rose Bowl.  German U-boats stalk international waters. The US Supreme Court upholds the 8-hour workday for railroad workers.  The … Continue reading

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