the results are in!

Ever heard of the quote, “Results Matter, Excuses Don’t”? Last week, two of my clients, Anne-Frans Van Vliet, author of Animal Energy Therapy Project, and Garrain Jones, author of Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life, made it to #1 bestseller status on Amazon.com in 3 different categories each. Here’s the results Anne-Frans Van Vliet Garrain […]

good or bad?

Our word choice reflects the way we think, so as leaders we get to be mindful of the words we use. With that said, let’s look at the words ‘good’ and ‘bad.’ Can we agree they are wildly subjective? I mean, what makes something good, and what makes something bad? It’s a much bigger conversation […]

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Chaos & Coronavirus

Leadership deficits and weaknesses are most evident in critical situations. Perhaps, this is exemplified at the highest level in the leadership of countries, as evidenced by the criticism of China’s leaders in their lack of urgency in responding to the coronavirus. Or the Russian government response to the nuclear disaster as depicted in HBO’s mini-series […]

One question to ask yourself today

We live life forwards and we understand it backwards. As everyone reflects on the last year, and even the last decade, we being to understand and empathize our personal peaks and valleys. Which brings me to the age-old narrative archetype, the Hero’s Journey. We see the Hero’s Journey in almost every Hollywood flick or novel, […]

Forced Transparency

Last week, Uber released a safety report detailing sexual assaults and other safety concerns of the ride-sharing company. The results included almost 6,000 incidents in 2017 and 2018 combined, ranging from “nonconsensual touching” to rape. This is not an email indicting Uber’s leadership, or about the unfortunate statistics revealed in the report. This email is […]

The Value of Doubt

Last week, comedian/actor Sacha Baron Cohen blasted Facebook and other tech companies in an op-ed published in the Washington Post. Photo Via Washingtonpost.com He wrote: “Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social media platforms reach billions of people. The algorithms these platforms depend on deliberately amplify content that keeps users engaged – stories that appeal to […]

The art of creating together.

In a world that touts individualism, it may to hard to see how humans co-create perhaps everything on a daily basis. I mean, Are we truly self-reliant, or do we need others to create? According to the documentary film American Factory, 375 million jobs will be lost to automation globally in the next 10 years. […]

When “Your Story” Shames Others

Writing a book is not just about sharing 7 Habits, 10 Principles, or tips on How to … Although these types of books are great for business, many of my clients choose to write books that bear their soul, share their personal story, and, oftentimes, include intimate details and events from their life. Indeed, sharing […]

How dare you?

Does anger have a place in leadership? Yesterday, 16 year old climate and environmental activist Greta Thunberg delivered a moving speech to the UN Climate Action summit in New York. Her emotion ranged from lamentation to frustration, anger and deep indignation. It was palpable and forceful. Exactly what the world needed to hear. Read the […]

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