How to Offend Christmas

Generosity, joy, and kindness seem easier during Christmas. If we could flush commercialism it would truly be the most wonderful time of the year. Two things offend Christmas, artificial trees and white lights.… Continue reading

Some Childhood Aspirations Come True

Some of my childhood aspirations come true. And some childhood aspirations drifted into oblivion. I’m delighted I grew up on a farm, but milking cows cured me of any desire to be a… Continue reading

3 Powers of Proactive Worry

Worry isn’t just in your head. You feel worry in your body. Some have stomach issues, others neck and shoulder pain. Chronic worry triggers ‘stress hormones’ that elevate your heart and breathing, raise… Continue reading

6 Ways to Lead with Heart

Lead with heart to get above the fog. 6 ways to lead with heart: #1. Get above the fog. Purpose is about heart. Declare the purpose of meetings before people show up, for… Continue reading

3 Destructive Lies about Feelings

Two-year olds do what they feel. You’re doomed until you learn to live beyond feelings. You’re unstable when feelings control you. You’re unpredictable until character – not emotion – guides action. When you… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Reflection 2022

I woke up to the smell of stuffing being made. I don’t know if you say ‘dressing’ or ‘stuffing’. It’s all delicious to me. My wife started preparing ‘the bird’ before I got… Continue reading