Speaking with Olasope Oyelaran, a linguist from Nigeria, Mark Nepo author of the No. 1 New York Times Bestseller The Book of Awakening learned that there were 7,000 living languages that we know of on Earth. Following that discussion Mark contemplated that if there are at least seven thousand ways to speak, there are at … Continue reading Questions might be the Answer
I recently received a thought provoking email from a client and friend of mind, containing excerpts from a book she is currently reading. "He was desperately looking for a new policy that would correct his problems. He thought if he could establish new rules, people would automatically obey. He had just returned from a management … Continue reading Why Do So Many Personal Change Initiatives Continue to Fail Miserably?
Just under a week ago, I came across a quote by Melody Beattie that got me thinking about what really happens in that space between what we say we want and what actually happens. But first, here’s that quote: Do not ask for love unless you're ready to be healed enough to give and receive … Continue reading Are You Ready to Conquer the Behaviours that Sabotage your Success?
Do you have people around you who believe in you? Do you have friends who challenge you...encourage you to stretch? If you have people around you who agree with the way you are, and how you're doing things then you are in trouble. If you are not getting the results you want in your life … Continue reading Who Believes in You?
My friend Richie Norton, bestselling author of “The Power of Starting Something Stupid” is responsible for this week’s column title. He was coaching me through a couple ideas and talking about his own work in helping business owners start, scale and streamline their businesses, when out tumbled these words “…when business dreams turn into a … Continue reading Is Your Business Dream Turning into a Living Nightmare?
The Leadership Diamond®, created by Peter Koestenbaum, Ph.D., is a model of the leadership mind and a methodology for expanding leadership. The Diamond distinguishes four interdependent leadership imperatives, or "orientations": Ethics, Vision, Courage and Reality. These orientations are your inner resources, always available to help you if you access them. The relationship among the four … Continue reading This may be the Missing Link in your Ability to Lead Effectively