Gratitude is my Religion

Gratitude is my religion. It didn’t always used to be.  I used to be “fine” a lot!  That’s New England speak for not showing emotions, working hard, and not talking about it.  “Fine” is a generic catch-all for “there is nothing more to say,” and it covers the entire...

My Path to Gratitude

Last January while jogging I took a spectacular airborne skinned-knees-and-elbows fall. I looked like road kill. I heard a crack; I knew I had broken my ankle. It was painful, and minutes later sitting on the couch while still in pain, I started laughing and feeling...

The Science of Focusing – Don’t Blink

Don’t blink!   A circular 3.5 inch hard round object is coming at your face at 80 mph, along with five really big guys, and there is a loud drunk trying to get your attention. Can you stay focused on the black object and stop it from going into the net behind you? Or...

F is for Focus: Don’t Blink

Don’t blink!   A circular 3.5 inch hard round object is coming at your face at 80 mph, along with five really big guys, and there is a loud drunk trying to get your attention. Can you stay focused on the black object and stop it from going into the net behind you? Or...

Five Strategies for Leaders to Exit (Leave)

Leaders exit proactively.   They know when and how to leave a situation, role, relationship, or job.    Exiting can be painful, unexpected, frustrating and dramatic.  Here’s five more strategies for exiting (and a bonus).   6.  Trust you Intuition – Intuition is your...