Monthly Archives: October 2015

Eight Imperatives and a Question

The following questions are aspirational ideals and each one can translate into an imperative for life. They are How can I intentionally pursue the best that I can be? How can I nurture my most cherished relationships? What’s not negotiable … Continue reading

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Choose Another Path

Once in a while people tell me about an impossible relationship in their lives. It may be a boss or co-worker from hell or worse still, a highly destructive family member. Then comes the inevitable question, “”What can I do?” This article … Continue reading

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When Being Smart is not Enough

“His intellect always gets in the way” an Oil Company President told me several years ago referring to one of his senior executives. He continued, “However, he is so talented. I see him as my successor a few years from … Continue reading

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Communicating From The Heart

There are many paths to enlightenment, Be sure to choose one with heart – Lao Tsu Everyone seems to want to make deeper emotional connections with others but often fail in the process. Part of feeling frustrated with the limitations of  … Continue reading

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Communicating an Effective Strategy – Use Fewer Words

Sometimes strategy statements are complicated and unclear. One problem is that they use too many words. An effective strategy statement needs to be crisp, crystal clear, and easily understood by everyone. Take President John F. Kennedy’s moon speech where he declared with … Continue reading

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