Category Archive: Gratitude

6 Things I Learned (or relearned) in 2020

6 things I learned (or relearned) in 2020 #1. Contribute: Tom Rath answered my long-nagging concerns about self-indulgent-passion-following by focusing on contributing. The question is how to use your talent to make the… Continue reading

Where is the Power to Face the Future with Courage and Gratitude

The future is inhabited by phantoms. Hoping for clarity, stability, or security amplifies anxiety. Nostalgia pulls you toward a glamorized past. But the future, like the ghost of Christmas Yet To Come, never… Continue reading

5 Things I Learned From 30 Days of Gratitude

My gratitude practice: Record one point of gratitude every day. (It must be written, not simply thought.) Lessons from 30 days of gratitude: #1. Gratitude is disproportionately beneficial. Overall, November was more enjoyable… Continue reading

You Have to See This – An Experiment in Gratitude

Gratefulness turns unhappiness on its head. People run toward gratefulness and away from ingratitude. Thankfulness feels like love.Ungratefulness feels like hate. Gratitude invites.Ingratitude repels. Gratitude transforms. Gratitude project: Think of someone who has… Continue reading

The 5 Enemies of Gratitude that Blow Up Your Leadership

Talented leaders rise on the wings of gratitude. The 5 enemies of gratitude: #1. Bob Betterthan. Bob is an expert faultfinder. He’s ungrateful because no one quite measures up. #2. Sam Serveme. Sam… Continue reading

What is the Easiest Way to Shift Trajectory Today

Ingratitude is a bag of rocks that weakens knees and slows progress. Ingratitude is fatigue. Gratitude is opportunity. Gratitude turns a new day into a beginning. Trajectory: Gratitude fuels upward trajectory. Gratitude invites… Continue reading