Gossip or Gratitude?

Without gratitude, organizations are unhealthy, thankless, fear-filled, gossipy, and self-ruminating. People are stressed and do not readily let go of anger. Decisions and actions come from experience, fear, unreasonable deadlines, apathy, or ignorance.  Gratitude is...

Gratitude – Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll?

Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll was the catchphrase. It’s what we did growing up in the seventies. Stroke, Forbes, and Ankle became my life over a 48-hour period in June. I had two interviews published in Forbes. My dad, at 92 years old, suffered a serious stroke. I...

Goals for Gratitude

A Gratitude Plan is a set of steps that will help you to build a strong gratitude muscle. Whether it’s on a personal, team or organizational level, a plan is necessary to achieving your goals. But at the same time, a plan won’t lead anywhere without a well considered...

Book Review: “The Leadership Habit” by Martin Lanik

“Leaders possess skills that others don’t have”, the author says, and he tells us what those skills are and how you can build them in just minutes a day. This book has the most bookmarks I’ve left, twelve. There are new topics and old ones presented in a...