24 DecEveryday Gifting, a holiday reflection

As we move into the holiday gatherings with our dear families whom we rarely see enough, I’d like to take a look at something… The dearest things we give and reeceive in all the world are not wrapped in shiny ribbons and bows. Frequently our greatest gifts are as simple as a hand-crafted compliment that […]

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18 JulWhat are your needs?

At work…at home…we  all have things that are vitally important to us.  These are the imperatives for us to continue to function at the same or higher level.  Our imperatives feed us and keep us going and enable us to do our work well and with love and passion, because our deepest needs are already met. […]

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21 MayWhat’s your ‘one thing’?

I’m thinking about the question “What one thing, if you did it consistently, would revolutionize your life or business?” I can’t really take credit for this question.  I read it somewhere a while back in some form and I’m sure I’m paraphrasing it.  Unfortunately the original source escapes me right now.  But the point remains: […]

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14 MayFinding peace in productivity

Why do we romanticize this idea of an unchanging reality? — It’s an unwelcome truth that things don’t happen as we expect them to. We plan. We strategize. We save and invest. And then…what? Often times these things fall out from under us. Sometimes we could have done something to prevent it. Other times–not so […]

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