The Meaning of Work

We can choose to focus on achievement, position, and power as an end game, or we can focus on how our work can inspire, influence and create value for others. I'm curious to know... What brings meaning and value to your own work? Are you influenced more by what you can get or what you [...]

Shedding Skin

Sometimes we have to shed our old skin. Because it is outworn. Because it no longer fits. Because we need to keep growing. Only we resist it... We resist it because for a while, the process of shedding the old will require us to feel naked and vulnerable (and none of us like to feel [...]

The Gift of the Struggle

In every darkness there is light, in every failure there are learnings, and in every struggle the gift of growth and invitation to journey on.

Making Peace

Sometimes achieving peace without begins within. It begins with reconciling our heart with our head, facing head on those things we might rather avoid. It means taking a personal inventory of our behaviors and choices; making amends with those we have hurt or been hurt by. It means meeting others where they are and as [...]

Seeds of Possibility

Living from the inside out is not about self-aggrandizement or the belief that we are the sole architects of our life. Rather, it's believing in the value of ourselves enough to act and lead from our core, instead of allowing the world to define our own value and worth. In doing so, we become co-architects [...]

Holding Space

On this day, September 11th, let us pause long enough to reflect, remember and remind ourselves of the value of every human life and the responsibility that comes with the very freedom we fight for, whether for ourselves or others.

Little Steps. Lasting Change.

Often the first step in making a difference in the world begins with finding the courage to give life to a voice; to both hear and be heard.

Can You Be Bought?

In a world where success is so often defined by the external and expedient; where fear trumps love and a mindset of survival often trumps integrity, Can you be bought? Are your values for sale to the highest bidder? Living in alignment with our core values need not be a high drama proposition, but a [...]

Owning Our Imperfection

Remember the old adage, "do as I say, not as I do?" For those of us who have ever struggled with perfectionism, proving and/or a need for approval from others, it can be easier to project a prescriptive formula for living your best life, than to allow others to see us for who we truly are: imperfect, [...]

The Possibilities of Hope

Hope is more than passive, wishful thinking. At it's core, hope is about possibility thinking -- an active way of seeing, being and doing.