The 7 Impossibilities of Gratitude

Gratitude makes many bad things impossible. The 7 impossibilities of gratitude: #1. Worry. You can’t worry and be grateful in the same moment. Don’t worry about overcoming worry. Just notice and acknowledge benefit… Continue reading

How to Break Free from People Pleasing and Speak Your Mind

All people-pleasers lose themselves. The #1 regret of the dying is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” You always… Continue reading

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

Kite flying.

Gratitude is lift in the wind.

81% Will Work Harder if Bosses Include this Simple Ingredient – and it’s Free

I invited my college buddies over after I got married for homemade donuts. They were nearly inedible. I left something out of the batter. It was a fiasco. Worst of all, I didn’t… Continue reading

One Year Ago Today: The Path From Empathy to Accountability

This post was published one year ago today. (11-15-2019) The ability to manage schedules, operate machines, or take someone’s temperature has nothing to do with leading. The challenges of leadership are human, not… Continue reading

7 Ruthless Truths About Your Inner Critic and the Realities of Self-Compassion

Self-compassion is pathetic when it affirms failure. On the other hand, your inner critic is a heartless jerk that lowers performance. 7 ruthless truths about your inner critic: #1. Your inner critic hates… Continue reading