There’s no reason why only the trees and flowers should sprout new growth this time of year. But how often do we feel more ripe and rotten rather than green and growing? Chances are you started the year with some fresh ideas, only to become caught in the same-old rat race that defeats any feeling […]
At the gym today, I saw a television ad for the Land Rover. The driver stops the car, gives his dog the whiff of a dropped scarf and the chase begins! The driver follows this gorgeous black dog running through narrow alleys, down cobblestone streets, until the animal stops at the steps of what looks […]
On February 4, 2014 I had the pleasure of being interviewed on the Critical Mass Radio Show. Host Richard Franzi has conducted over 800 interviews since founding the radio show in March of 2009. We talked about the power of communication and how middle market firms can use the power of resiliency to achieve success […]
In Christian tradition, today starts 40 days that — from my Catholic childhood — was marked by fish every Friday, no sweets, and whatever other kind of “sacrifice” Mom could create. Ashes on the forehead were followed by penance, way-too-long sermons, and a belief that I was destined to some brimstone-laden place if I didn’t […]
As the Future Catches You by Juan Enriquez
This summer I had the wonderful (and challenging) opportunity to follow Dr. Juan Enriquez on the platform at a conference in Boston.
My friend and fellow speaker Laura Stack’s newest book, Execution IS the Strategy, hits bookstores today. I think she’s spot on in her work that insists execution is everything. She also has rolled into this book components that I believe are essential to leading an organization that has staying power and stamina. Laura believes a […]
We have released our newest e-zine on The Resiliency Report! Read about our trip to Baja in order to do some whale watching!
The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict by The Arbinger Institute
If you are like me and feel despair with what seems like a spiraling of global violence, this book offers hope.
Walk into the room and can’t find your keys? Or forget why you entered the room in the first place? Wondering what has happened to your short term memory? Feel overwhelmed by information, people, to-do lists and demands on your time? You very well could be suffering from SAAD – situational attention deficit disorder, a […]
Denial is NOT a river in Egypt. It is a precursor to potential events that can force an individual (or the state with the greatest population) into crisis mode. I’ve seen it in businesses: Remember the glory days of Howard Johnson? Kodak? I have seen it in individuals: My heavy-smoker friend who died of lung […]