A Pioneer’s Courage

A Pioneer’s Courage

I love the factual accounts of courageous American pioneers as they settled and developed western territories. I learn from the brave instruments of social justice throughout history as well as the behind the scenes stories of present-day leaders who actually care for...
Becoming a Hero

Becoming a Hero

  A monument was never erected to the average, mediocre, or lazy. If you think about it, skilled marketers would never promote a product giving you the opportunity to become second-rate or run-of-the-mill. Our culture flocks to superheroes to connect vicariously to...
The Beauty of the Present

The Beauty of the Present

I am a forward thinker always looking ahead to where we can go, what we can do, and who we can reach. I love vision-inspired strategy and building relationships to accomplish great things together. Though thankful for what I have, I live with a healthy dissatisfaction...
Three Key Relationships for Success

Three Key Relationships for Success

  There were times in my life’s journey that independence was my mantra. The words from Simon and Garfunkel’s, “I AM A Rock” were an emotional reinforcement and justification of my self-contained philosophies. They penned phrases like, “I’ve built walls, a fortress...
The Knowledge Challenge

The Knowledge Challenge

Our present knowledge is never sufficient to navigate our future leadership opportunities. Assumption is the lowest form of knowledge. This is so because when we assume we view situations, make decisions, and lead others from a basis of what may not be entirely true....
The Power of Movement

The Power of Movement

  Disappointment and unfulfilled expectations are experienced by every person—young and old alike.  Though common to all, every disappointment is a seed planted in our minds; each one—either subtly or obviously—bringing emotional pain and laying a foundation for...