On Aging Parents

When you have aging parents, you know that home may not be a physical address, but a bittersweet place. For me, going home is sacred, and I’m learning how to make the most of it…

What REALLY Engages Employees?

Pouring money into salaries isn’t a sound engagement and retention strategy. It’s like admitting, “Look, I know it really sucks here. So why don’t I throw a few more bills your way?”

A Resolve Worth Keeping

You achieve your happiest and highest performing version of yourself the moment you step into your strengths and act upon your purpose.

The Grinch & the 2nd Grade School Program

When it comes to attending my kids’ school programs, I’m an awful parent. Some parents really get into it. I’m lucky if I show up in matching shoes and pants.

Conducting Your Personal Year-End Review

A year-end review helps you determine the source of your greatest joy and pain! If you don’t like where this year took you, good news: you can CHANGE it! And if you like where this year took you, good news: you can REPEAT it!

Joy, Moment by Moment

Have you ever gone shopping at a crowded department store after a long day to buy clothes you don’t really want for an upcoming event that you dread attending?

Ready to be an Entrepreneur?

It’s Monday. And if you’re dreading another week of working for “the man”, maybe it’s time to go into business for yourself. But before you quit your job, read these 6 tips to see if you’re ready.

Day in the Life of a Motivational Speaker

By request, I’m re-sharing a Day in the Life of a Motivational Speaker. Do you think your job is glamorous? Spend a day on the road with me, and try not to become envious…

Freedom of Choice

Are you making the most of the freedom of choice that is available to you? Turns out, how you choose has some special rewards.

First World Problems: The 4 Emotions of a Power Outage

Did you know that on any given day in America that a tornado, flood, fire, freak accident, hurricane, ice storm, or sinkhole knocks out the power to thousands of people? Even more disturbing, did you know that 1/4 of the Earth doesn’t know the annoyance or bitterness of losing power, because they’ve never had power or running water?