Genuine Listening, A Precious Gift: 4 Strategies to Improve Conversations “Most people do not listen with intent to understand, they listen with the intent to reply.” - Stephen R. Covey You are out with a group of friends or colleagues. One person is talking about...read more
The Wisdom of Simplicity: Kindergarten and Life A few weeks ago, I was a guest reader in the kindergarten class of a very special six-year-old in my life. It was a joy to share a favorite book with my guy, his classmates, and their wonderful teacher. Although my...read more
What is Grit and Why is it a Secret to Success? “Our potential is one thing, but what we do with it is quite another.” - Angela Duckworth If you’re not succeeding with a significant personal or professional goal, do you quit or do you dig in and try...read more
What is Equanimity and Why is it Important in Life and Work? "Equanimity suggests balance, centeredness, not being pulled internally too far in one direction or another." -- Nancy Flam A few years ago I came across the word equanimity. The term was new to me. The...read more
Can Gratitude Change Your Life? 6 Approaches to Strengthen Gratitude "To keep impermanence aways before your eyes makes everything sacred, because it always could be otherwise." - Kristi Nelson, Executive Director "Network for Grateful Living" I appreciate you...read more
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