Ten Attributes of a Great Leader

Too often people in leadership roles are arrogant, self-centered, uncaring, narrow-minded and distant.  True, they may be able to get tasks accomplished by their reluctant employees or have total control…

Are You Reacting or Creating?

We use the same letters from the alphabet to spell these two dynamic words with distinctly different, nearly opposite meanings.  It’s a reminder of the choices we have when we…

My Go-to Prayer

When life is challenging, my go-to prayer is the short version of “The Serenity Prayer”.   That simple prayer contains great wisdom, and I use it to help ground myself, when…

Life Is Not Black & White

  Do you see life in black and white? Or, have you noticed that our world is full of brilliant color?   I think it’s a great metaphor for relationships and…

What Kind of Coffee Are You?

Have you heard the story about the egg, a carrot and coffee beans? Basically, the story points out that when immersed in boiling water, an egg becomes hardened on the…

The Seahawks’ Super Bowl Victory 2014

  I’m not going to pretend to know much about football.  However, I feel pretty confident that  Sunday night’s Super Bowl upset of the Denver Broncos by the Seattle Seahawks…