Congruence

Congruence is the fit or the connection between what you believe about who you are and your actual life.  Everything lines up.  When you take two Legos and put them together because they line up just right, they fit just right, and you can hear them snap together. They are congruent, they are meant to … More Congruence

Fulfill your promises

We make promises all the time….to our employees, to our friends, and to our families.  Sometimes we do so without thinking it through.  We have the best intentions, but didn’t fact-check to see if it is possible, didn’t ask the powers that be if we could follow through with it, and frankly, sometimes we make … More Fulfill your promises

Noticing

As they passed each other in the hall, Gail, the VP of Administration and Ray, the HR Director.  The VP noticed a slight twitch away from direct eye to eye contact.  The VP said the usual, “hey, Ray, how’s it going?”  The HR Director, responded, “good,” but then quickly looked away. It wasn’t a dramatic … More Noticing

The Void

“Men live their lives in quiet desperation.”  (Henry David Thoreau, Walden) I read “men” as gender neutral.  People live their lives in quiet desperation. There as so many people that live unfulfilled lives.  It’s an existence really. They feel stuck, paralyzed, and succumb to the “this is the best it will get” attitude.  And I’m … More The Void

Empty Promises

The world of commerce is filled with empty promises. It’s more common than not to promote our product or service as the best, the biggest, the world’s greatest, the fastest, the strongest, and so on. I kid you not, there is a candy store located in southern Minnesota that promotes itself as “the world’s largest … More Empty Promises