22
DEC
2016

The Happy Holiday Myth

We all want those we lead and love to be happy. Every organization that strives to thrive needs happy clients and employees. Ask any parent what they want for their children, and happiness will be at the top of their list. During the holidays, the desire to feel joyful and...
27
MAY
2016

Honoring America’s Heroes

On Memorial Day we pay tribute to the heroic men and women who gave their lives to protect ours. The memory of these fallen heroes will be celebrated not because of what we think or say. Their legacy will live on because of what you and I choose to do with the freedom they fought...
22
DEC
2015

Make Someone Happier This Holiday

Are you ready to make this holiday happier for yourself and others? If you are, I encourage you to do something different this year. Give everyone you meet a positive gift. One that will not require you to wait in long lines, open your computer or cost any money. The present...
25
NOV
2015

Who Are You Thankful For?

Last year at Thanksgiving I suggested you add a new┬áritual to your holiday routine. The idea was intended to help you “overcome the unhealthy emotions associated with Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the weeks of extreme consumerism that mark the time between Thanksgiving and...
15
SEP
2015

How Often Do You Smile?

A sincere smile is appreciated, whether it is seen face to face or felt coming through the phone. It is also great for business. Client satisfaction scores increase dramatically when people provide service with a smile. Your business associates, family members and friends also...
02
JUL
2015

Your Declaration of Independence

In a few days, we will celebrate the birth of our Nation. Two hundred thirty-nine years ago, our founders fought for the freedom to pray (or not pray), speak (or not speak), act (or not act) in accordance with their values and beliefs. Those brave men, women and children had the...
01
JAN
2015

Make It a Good Year!

I know it is customary to wish others a Happy New Year, but I hope you make 2015 a Good Year. The dictionary defines ‘good’ as morally excellent; virtuous, righteous; honorable or worthy; in good standing. When we consciously choose to do something good for someone,...