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

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

Growing in Gratitude

Let’s face it, we always want more. We spend about 5 minutes being grateful and 55 minutes grinding about that which we don’t have.  Because we are goal-oriented people that means we’re never satisfied.   It’s OK to be goal oriented because without it, nothing would get done.  We need goals.  However, our goals should never … More Growing in Gratitude

Burnout

Many years ago, a manager was bragging to me about how hard he worked. He told me he was always working…. work, work, work; that’s all he does. He told me that even when he was home he was working. He would make the schedule, be on the phone, do planning and so on. I … More Burnout