Category Archive: Gratitude

TURKEY’S REVENGE: I BOUGHT A BONE TURKEY FOR THANKSGIVING

After the blessing, I ceremoniously stood as the “man” of the house, to proudly carve the bird. It was one of life’s great moments.

Gratefulness isn’t about Rose-Colored Glasses – the Real Practice of Gratitude

Gratitude expands leadership. Ingratitude corrodes everything it touches. Ingratitude is too dangerous to ignore. The alternatives to gratitude include: Self-absorption. Disappointment. Entitlement. Anger. Accusation. Bitterness. Anxiety. Remembering: Gratitude is a way of remembering… Continue reading

3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project

I’m keeping a gratitude journal for three weeks. Every evening or morning I use a pen to express thanks for three things in a journal. 3 Lessons from the Gratitude Project #1. Community:… Continue reading

How Imagination Ruins Leaders

Imagination destroys some and beats others down. Phantoms pollute thinking and poison reality. When imagination ruins you: #1. A phantom boss – that brings out your best – poisons your relationship with the… Continue reading

The Dreamer’s Dilemma is Dissatisfaction

Constant dissatisfaction sucks the life out of frustrated Dreamers. You can’t find energy and fulfillment and live in constant dissatisfaction. You’re not a leader if nothing is ever good enough. You’re an unhappy… Continue reading

The Answer to Boredom isn’t Variety

Everyday Phil wakes up it’s February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – Groundhog Day.  That’s what happens to Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the comedy classic, Groundhog Day. Maybe you feel like it’s 2:00… Continue reading