Inspiration and Provocation

How Are You Doing?

Well...here we are. Right smack in the midst of two pandemics: Covid 19 and the systemic racism that’s been baked into our country since 1619. I will be honest that my heart has been hurting and my head has been spinning. I have felt just about every emotion under the...

Launching 30 Days Of Appreciation

If you're feeling a little bit like this teacher whose video is going viral right about now, we've got something for you! One of - if not the - most important practices I learned from my mentor Katie Hendricks is the transformative power of appreciation. Many times...

Clearing The Pipes

I hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and well. Happy Earth Day to all of us and especially to the Earth.  I want to share a short video I made about what I do when I'm feeling stuck. I learned this simple practice from Nancy Stubbs who in turn...

Resources for Coping with Uncertainty

For some of my keynote talks, I ask people in the audience to raise their hand if they are a control freak.  A hush of giggles and laughter predictably ensues and then A LOT of hands go up in the air.  Every. Single. Time.  Regardless of sector. Regardless of...

How To Make A Request

I hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and well. I want to share a short video I made about how to ask for something in a way that makes it much more likely that you’ll get what you want. How you ask can make a huge difference on whether or not you...

Tiktok

Ok so I’m 50 years old and true confession time: I love TikTok. That’s right. I love it. 15 second bursts of creativity from regular old folks all over the world. What’s not to love? If I wanted to connect TikTok to some concept related to large-scale change I totally...

No Excuse, Sir/Ma’am ☑

On R-Day, my first day as a “new cadet” at West Point, back in the summer of 1987, I was taught my four responses. These four responses were to be the only acceptable answers to questions upperclass cadets might ask me for my entire plebe year. I remember somebody...

Bye-bye 2019, Bring it on, 2020! 🎉🎉🎉

I'm hoping this finds you in the midst of a luxurious holiday, enjoying some down-time with loved ones. Wherever you are, I have a few cool things I want to share with you. 1. Every New Years Eve since 2000, I have asked myself these same personal vision questions....

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How Are You Doing?

Well...here we are. Right smack in the midst of two pandemics: Covid 19 and the systemic racism that’s been baked into our country since 1619. I will be honest that my heart has been hurting and my head has been spinning. I have felt just about every emotion under the...

Launching 30 Days Of Appreciation

If you're feeling a little bit like this teacher whose video is going viral right about now, we've got something for you! One of - if not the - most important practices I learned from my mentor Katie Hendricks is the transformative power of appreciation. Many times...

Clearing The Pipes

I hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and well. Happy Earth Day to all of us and especially to the Earth.  I want to share a short video I made about what I do when I'm feeling stuck. I learned this simple practice from Nancy Stubbs who in turn...

Resources for Coping with Uncertainty

For some of my keynote talks, I ask people in the audience to raise their hand if they are a control freak.  A hush of giggles and laughter predictably ensues and then A LOT of hands go up in the air.  Every. Single. Time.  Regardless of sector. Regardless of...

How To Make A Request

I hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and well. I want to share a short video I made about how to ask for something in a way that makes it much more likely that you’ll get what you want. How you ask can make a huge difference on whether or not you...

Tiktok

Ok so I’m 50 years old and true confession time: I love TikTok. That’s right. I love it. 15 second bursts of creativity from regular old folks all over the world. What’s not to love? If I wanted to connect TikTok to some concept related to large-scale change I totally...

No Excuse, Sir/Ma’am ☑

On R-Day, my first day as a “new cadet” at West Point, back in the summer of 1987, I was taught my four responses. These four responses were to be the only acceptable answers to questions upperclass cadets might ask me for my entire plebe year. I remember somebody...

Bye-bye 2019, Bring it on, 2020! 🎉🎉🎉

I'm hoping this finds you in the midst of a luxurious holiday, enjoying some down-time with loved ones. Wherever you are, I have a few cool things I want to share with you. 1. Every New Years Eve since 2000, I have asked myself these same personal vision questions....

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