Want a Better Life, a Better World: Ask Questions

Want a Better Life, a Better World: Ask Questions

“He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” ~ Chinese proverb “Who questions much, shall learn much, and retains much” ~ Francis Bacon We have evolved to ask questions, to be curious. Think about a three...
Four Powerful Ways to Change Your Words and Change Your Life

Four Powerful Ways to Change Your Words and Change Your Life

We know that the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but worlds will never hurt me” is utterly false. There is tremendous power in words, in our speech. Sure, we can use words to express love, praise and wisdom. But we can also use words to hurt, to...
Choosing a New Career? 3 Lists You Should Make

Choosing a New Career? 3 Lists You Should Make

In my coaching many people come to me in the midst of a career crisis. A time where a change in career is needed or wanted, by choice or by chance. One of the “exercises” I use frequently comes from Nicolas Lore’s book The Pathfinder. He says that one of...
How to be a Collaborative Leader

How to be a Collaborative Leader

Collaborative leadership is not new. Fifteen years ago I went to training on the subject. But I often do not see it in use. When I work with executives, managers and leaders, I use this model because it produces the most success.  David Chrislip and Carl E. Larson, in...

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