If life is a journey, I believe each of us must honor the sacred integrity of our own path. We must learn to lead from within, aligning our outer choices with our inner values, callings, and convictions. But how exactly? How, for example, do we discern and distinguish our own path from others'? How do [...]
Recently I was feeling a bit silly and rather serious at the same time. Practicing a little creative visualization, I sheepishly snuck an advance reader copy of my upcoming book, Walking the Heart Path, into my local Barnes & Noble, found a few favorite authors' books for companions, placed my own on the shelf, took out my camera, [...]
The moment we quit dreaming is the moment we quit manifesting miracles in our own life, for when we have no intentional aim, we most assuredly will get lost in the wilderness of life. I'm curious to know... Do you take time out to dream on a regular basis? Do you have an intentional aim [...]
If character is at the heart of effective leadership, do you have enough of what it takes to lead yourself and others?
True leadership is inclusive by nature, building bridges rather than walls through the gift of authentic connection. Rooted in respect, it holds space to acknowledge difference, while remaining aligned to its core vision and values. Born of integrity, it is courageous in thought, word and deed, willing to take risks and advocate for what is [...]
It's that time of year again -- the time when we reflectively pause on the year past in anticipation of the year to come. If you're like many people, every January you start the year with the best of intentions. Intentions to progress beyond the status quo; to dream, grow, stretch, and achieve. Perhaps you [...]
Yesterday I had the privilege and honor of being a part of the selection committee for the 2012-2013 Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship. It was an honor to be asked by my fellow Rotarians for whom I have so much respect, but it was also a privilege to meet and speak with the candidates - two [...]