Category Archive: Gratitude

The Third Step on Everyone’s Gratitude Journey where Many Stumble

Kite flying.

Gratitude is lift in the wind.

How Gratitude Resolves the Dark Side of Visionary Leadership

A friend and CEO sent me an email after reading Monday’s post, “Can Gratitude Be a Bad Thing? Yes!” He writes, “Why do I feel this post began with my name?” “I find… Continue reading

How to Express Gratitude When You Feel Ungrateful

Ingratitude is breathing through a narrow straw while running a marathon. Definition: Gratitude is noticing and acknowledging benefit or advantage. Feeling grateful isn’t part of my definition of gratitude. We live one of… Continue reading

Gratitude for Leaders: How to Win the Gratitude Battle

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” Willie Nelson Ungrateful people are: Easily discouraged. Ingratitude creates constant disappointment. “What’s the use.” Resentful of the benefits or advantages others enjoy.… Continue reading

I’ve Never Seen This on a Zoom Call – Have You

I was surprised on a recent video conference call. At the end of a technology check, for a recent online presentation, the team clapped. I’ve never seen that before. Have you? They clapped… Continue reading

How to Honor Strength and Celebrate Progress

Celebration establishes, builds, and reinforces positive culture. A clap does more good than a slap. If you don’t like what you see, start celebrating the things you want to see. The more you… Continue reading