A little over two years ago I took up the sport of running. I’ve written a few posts about this over that period and looking back, it’s clear to me that the biggest take-away for me is this: just start! It sounds so simple but it’s incredibly rewarding. It doesn’t need to be perfect; it [...]
If you’ve followed any of my blog posts or listened to my podcast, you’ve probably discovered that my interests are varied. I love the power of a conversation and the ability it has to open doors to a world full of possibilities. That being said, I realized the other day that I may be guilty [...]
…. is that we often use them without knowing what they really mean. Some words take on a different meaning based on where we are from or what generation we belong to. I came across this commentary the by Bob Schieffer anchor and moderator of “Face The Nation”, CBS News’ Sunday public affairs broadcast and I thought [...]
Monday morning inspiration: ”Don’t stumble over something behind you.” ~ Seneca Be well and make it a great week!
Happy Saturday and welcome to this week’s TCH Replay! From the Archives: Episode 8: Our conversation with bestselling author Tommy Spaulding (audio file). Tommy has a great story and his book was a great read! You can view the original post by clicking here! Be well and make it a great weekend!
Monday morning inspiration: “Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.” – Mother Teresa Be well and make it a great Memorial Day!
Just recently, I sat through an interesting conversation with a group of people and it became absolutely clear to me (pardon the pun) that opaqueness does not have a place in crucial conversations. My trusted Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines Opaque (adj) as follows: a: hard to understand or explain; b: obtuse, thickheaded Here’s the thing, [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Through conversation, knowledge is shared. This week’s episode (#28) aligns perfectly with that statement. Earlier this fall my daughter Cecilia joined the local 4-H group and absolutely loves every minute of it. I was not familiar with the 4-H program and honestly only associated it with county fairs [...]
I have spent the last two Fridays immersed in Stephen Covey’s 7-Habits of Highly Effective People. During yesterday’s session, I came across this great quote: One of the biggest things I’ve learned is that I don’t always have to be right. ~ Jeffrey B. Swartz It occurred to me that there are times when I [...]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download For this week’s episode we are in conversation with Tommy Spaulding, president of the Spaulding Companies, LLC and author of “It’s Not Just Who You Know“ (Random House/Broadway Books) and world-renowned speaker on leadership. I have know Tommy for more than 15 years. We shared a common experience [...]
I love brownies! My kids go crazy every time my wife makes them! There’s just something about them … Maybe it’s the fact that when you eat them – straight out of the oven – they just melt in your mouth. Maybe it’s the conversations we have with those you are experiencing the same moment. [...]
I am an avid hockey fan – being from Canada, where kids are born with skates – it’s to be expected. Since relocating to Minnesota, I have sworn allegiance to two teams: the Ottawa Senators and the Minnesota Wild. We are 6 games into the new NHL season and leadership lessons can already be extrapolated [...]