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When Change Hits the Fan

Coming to America changed my life. Leaving Africa was a necessary loss. Each move catapulted me into a new religious and cultural expression light years away from my childhood influences. Ever since that day more than four decades ago when … Continue reading

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10 Years – 400 Blogs – Top Ten Blogs

Ten years ago I wrote my first blog on Inspirational Leadership. To date 400 blogs have been posted. The top 10 (most read) blogs are listed below. Please enter the title in the Search Box. The Meaning of Work – … Continue reading

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Never Miss A Good Crisis

We are all in crisis right now. But depending on our safety net (health, income, community support) as well as our attitude (are we scared, bold, or wise), we have the potential to make this a positive experience. I can … Continue reading

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The Way Back to Our True Nature

(A new conclusion to the previous blog “The Portrait of a Control Freak”) At the end of every self-centered effort the person loses his/her way or soul piece by piece. The ultimate antidote for the drive to control is a … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Control Freak

We know what a pain in the gluteus maximus a control freak can be. They want us to conform to their way of thinking and disregard our needs. This is the suburban community that mandates houses to be painted a certain … Continue reading

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Insight – A Coaching Case Study

Nothing can be changed until it is faced – James Baldwin What we don’t acknowledge about ourselves and our society we don’t change. Insight is the prelude and a necessary but not sufficient condition to all transformational change. This is … Continue reading

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What Really Matters to You?

When I look at what is happening in our world and then observe its impact on our lives I cannot resist asking  “What matters, really matters to us right now?”  Sometimes at the commencement of my coaching engagements I ask … Continue reading

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Sometimes Love Goes Nowhere Fast

Let’s examine love in the time of Covid-19. How do we experience this elusive and exquisite elixir of life? And what inhibits its expression? Someone once said that people wrapped up in themselves make small and miserable parcels. That self-preoccupied … Continue reading

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Terrible Realities and Amazing Possibilities

There is a fine line between the terrible reality of Covid-19 and the opportunity it presents for growing renewal. What are our choices on how we navigate this crisis? Certainly not by minimizing its impact on millions of lives. Nor … Continue reading

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A Broken Heart – Prelude to a New Life

In this age of Covid-19 suffering takes us to the heart of everything – our heart and that of all of humankind. And in the crucible of our pain we have the opportunity to be transformed. Artist Manuel Reyes in … Continue reading

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