How to Face Big Challenges and Successfully Climb Steep Hills

The Little Blue Engine begins, The little blue engine looked up at the hill. His light was weak, his whistle was shrill. He was tired and small, and the hill was tall, And… Continue reading

7 Ways to Have Fun on Zoom During a Pandemic

There’s nothing funny about people dying from coronavirus. At the same time, we see people making the best of challenging situations. One group of medical staff waited around the elevator door so they… Continue reading

Help, I’m Always Thinking About Work

I’m asking myself, “Who are you if you aren’t working?” Work brings value and meaning to life. But what if there’s more? I’m mildly workaholic according to an assessment on CNN. The assessment… Continue reading

The Secret that Turns Frailty to Opportunity

The façade of competence destroys leaders. Disruption, adversity, and crisis remind you of frailty. How you respond to frailty sets the course of your future. Frailty strengthens you to release: Self-absorption. Self-infatuation. Self-glorification.… Continue reading

Playful Mischief: A Story of Deception

Apart from love, mischief is cruel. My last mischievous act almost went too far. You should know that my wife (Dale) enjoys “her” birds. She fills the feeders every morning. Every evening she… Continue reading

15 Discussion Topics that Strengthen Teams During Stress

15 discussion topics that strengthen teams during stress: What do you admire about your team members? Direct reports? What strengths/skills/attributes does our team have that will help us thrive during the next 30… Continue reading