Our Loss of Reason(ing)

Our time is here to reason again and renew our reason. Our loss of reasoning and reason hurts our society and workplace. Time to reason again.

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Do We Think and Act Too Big?

Is being too big getting us in trouble and off track? Being big leads to focusing on the wrong things. It is time to narrow focus and act with meaning.

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Ditch the Napkin: Superficial Versus Inspirational

Superficial versus inspirational. The difference is between action and inaction, substance and hollowness, leading and sitting idle. Work your inspiration.

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Inspiration Is for Amateurs

Inspiration is for amateurs. Without hard work, giving things up, and gaining focus, we spin in our aspiration with little progress.

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On Living in a Life-Filled Setting

It can be difficult to live “wild and free.” Writer Heidi Oran challenges us, no matter our circumstances, to make our world a life-filled setting.

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Are You Taking This For Granted?

Life zips by and it’s easy to forget all the incredible things we’ve been given. Now’s the time to stop and ask yourself, are you taking this for granted? It’s never to late to appreciate what’s around you.

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What Are Your Words of Intention and Action?

Chris Brogan, a writer and business coach, begins each year with three words. The three words provide a focus for the next 12 months. While some jot down resolutions, others may compose intentions for the new year. Different approaches work for different people, but the thing I like about the three-word approach is you can…

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Career Chapters: The Next One

My career life has chapters. I didn’t initially realize this until I made a career shift over twenty years ago. After this change, I began thinking about what would be next, especially as I got closer to the other end of the age spectrum. Thinking about your career life in terms of chapters helps living…

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A Short Essay on Graduating and Remembering

May is a season of looking ahead and remembering the past. Graduating from school opens a new platform from which to serve.

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Why Being a Good Observer Matters

Self-awareness is a trait of any good leader. Being a good leader requires being a good observer. Being a good observer is more than just self-awareness.

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Always, Always Entangle Purpose with Life Work

Have you ever picked up a book because of a few quick social clips you see? I have, and the latest one resonated within the prairies of my mind. When Breath Becomes Air is the story of a neurosurgeon who often thought about what career would deliver the most meaning with his life. Although he…

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How to Make Leadership Bloom

Spring opens us up to beauty. What was dormant turns to sprouts of growth. What was colorless becomes colorful. Possibility seems real again. Our eyes are opened to the beauty of what is ahead. Also ahead are the storms. Ushered in with the new blooms are the rains. While rains nourish, the fierceness of some…

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