Memorial Day

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Day Today is Memorial Day – the day we honor the men and women who have died serving the U.S. Military. My father was a product...

The Power of Stopping

We are conditioned to think mostly about what we should be ‘doing.’  Certainly, most jobs reward based on what we do.  I understand this.  I have found over time that there is a subtler, and often more powerful, action that is of more value – the act of stopping...

Beginnings Depend on Endings

 “It isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions.”  William Bridges, Author of Managing Transitions I am in the process of ‘transitioning’ from full time work to something else.  A general description of ‘something else’ is a state where I play more than I...

How Big Is Your World?

My wife and I just returned from two weeks in Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia.  It was an incredible trip; a trip of a lifetime.  Every day I found myself overwhelmed by either the art, the architecture, nature, the people, food, or all five!  Each day involved some...

High-Performance Teams…and Their Leaders

High-Performance Teams…and Their Leaders I have worked a long time.  I have had an interest in leadership since high school.  I’ve been part of some very good teams, not all high-performance.  I have been part of some teams that you would have thought would be good...