One More Treatment

“Hot Seat”

After attending a conference recently on palliative care and hospice, I was struck by the theme amongst so many thoughtful health professionals.

They told moving stories of so many people who fought and survived and fought and lost battles with long-term illness. The common message was that people dealing with difficult health decisions all do it differently.

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The Hand Has a Way…

“Universal Handshake”

Hidden creative is not un-benign. In other words, there is danger in keeping your creativity subdued and blessings in letting your creative out!

After visiting the artwork of the Lego artist, Nathan Sawaya at San Diego’s Fleet Science Center at Balboa Park today, I was reminded and inspired to keep expressing myself through my art and writing.

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When One Changes and One Does Not

”Three Trees to the Wind”

The oak tree cannot grow in the dark shade of the pine tree. The pine will not do well in the shadows of the oak. They both need enough space to grow upward to form the forest.

Likewise, couples and people working together need the ability to reach for their own light. We’re all growing and it’s always at a slightly different pace.

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Meetings – From Pathetic to Poetic

hands trying to reach the globe

“Reach Higher at Work”

Sometimes meetings are just pathetic. Sometimes they are as boring as hell. Well, if that’s the case and you’re in charge of running them, it’s time to sharpen the saw, refresh the browser, and update the dated. If your meetings are boring, STOP HAVING THEM!

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Ten Ways to Persuade in 18 Minutes or Less!

 

The power of leadership is based in the effectiveness of our communication. In the business world, we’ve been used to watching mediocre presentations by our peers and vendors for far too long. It’s only recently that we’ve raised the bar on presentation skills. I’m not talkin’ PowerPoint and the latest online slide deck technologies. I’m talkin’ Ted Talks!

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