May 21, 2019

“Fear is gravity, always telling you to take the easier path, and always downhill. Walk uphill; it is the door into awe and freedom.”

- Bansky

What keeps people from becoming the best version of themselves? Is it lack of skills, desire, or motivation? Last week’s PGA Ch...

May 7, 2019

“Sisyphus, of course, was worried; he’d come to depend
on his burden, he wasn’t sure who he was without it.”

Sisyphus and the Sudden Lightness
- Stephen Dunn

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the evil and cunning king of Corinth, infamous for his trickery and for twice c...

April 23, 2019

Petruchio: Good Lord, how bright and goodly shines the moon!

Katharina: The moon! the sun: it is not moonlight now.

Petruchio: I say it is the moon that shines so bright.

Katharina: I know it is the sun that shines so bright.

- The Taming of the Shrew

In Shakespeare’s comed...

April 9, 2019

“Symbols can be so beautiful, sometimes.” 
― Kurt Vonnegut

The second Sunday in April is special to golfers as (weather permitting), someone will slip on the Green Jacket as the winner of the 2019 Masters. The Green Jacket, while a debatable fashion statement, is the ul...

March 26, 2019

“The universe is wider than our view of it.”

- Henry David Thoreau

My last message discussed how to create a culture of trust amongst the groups you belong to.  Trust creates safety, which in turn increases the potential for creativity, which can come from every member o...

March 12, 2019

“Vulnerability doesn’t come after trust—it precedes it. Leaping into the unknown, when done alongside others, causes the solid ground of trust to materialize beneath our feet.”

- Daniel Coyle, The Culture Code

The middle of March means it is officially time for March Mad...

February 27, 2019

“Living for fame and recognition is like chasing the wind.”

- Brent Beshore

In case you haven’t heard, it is awards season, that time of year when we recognize the amazing work of others. Between the Academy Awards, Grammy’s, and Screen Actors Guild Awards, it seems like...

February 12, 2019

““Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.”

- Mike Tyson

In the video Capture Your Flag, author and speaker Simon Sinek poses a couple of simple questions:

·       Why do you do what you do?

·       Why do you get out of bed in the...

January 29, 2019

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something.

You certainly usually find something, if you look,

but it is not always quite the something you were after.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

In my discussions with young professionals about their goals, I generall...

January 15, 2019

“How did it get so late so soon?

It's night before it's afternoon.

December is here before it's June.

My goodness how the time has flewn.

How did it get so late so soon?”

- Dr. Seuss

Your time, energy, & resources are all finite, which means that you need to be deliberate an...

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