Almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart. – Steve…
The horizon leans forward, offering you space to place new steps of change. – Maya Angelou*
The request has arrived.
As a leader you are invited to engage in the process of change.
Personal development is a unique gift offered all human beings. We have the potential to become stronger, more successful, more advanced…more like our Creator.
Why does it matter? Only growing people grow their influence for…
The closest to being in control we will ever have is in that moment that we realize we are not. – Brian Kessler*
The human desire to be in control is causing untold frustration in relationships today.
Recently, my coaching conversation with one of my clients focused on the classic concept of “circle of control” vs. “circle of concern” … think, cracked egg poured into a skillet for a visual.
When every physical and mental resource is focused, one’s power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously.
– Norman Vincent Peale
It was a warm summer morning as Rita and I sat on the patio near our Kio pond. This significant water feature includes a 12 foot stream spilling over a 4 foot water fall into a large pond; the movement and “music” of the water are relaxing and enjoyable.
The conversation around “work-life balance” is very interesting.
According to Wikipedia “work-life balance” was first used as an expression
…in the late 1970s to describe the balance between an individuals work and personal life. In the United States, this phrase was first used in 1986.
Over the past twenty-five years, there has been a substantial increase in work which is felt to be due, in part, by information technology and…
Recently I spoke to a group of professionals who are in career transition.
One entrepreneur was there by choice; he left his last position because it was the right thing to do. Most were forced into the search; the economy.
Transition and transformation are twin concepts in leadership development.
As we hang the 2011 calendar, Next Level Executive Coaching, LLC celebrates three years of developing people.
According to Business.gov this is a significant…
Atom Ant is a cartoon figure and superhero created by Hanna-Barbera back in 1965. Yes, I do remember watching it. If you have never heard of Atom Ant or want a 44 second flashback here is the intro video clip for Atom Ant.
What can Atom Ant teach us?
No doubt children ran around the neighborhood inspired by Atom…