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TRUE LEADERSHIP:   A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON AN EVASIVE SUBJECT

TRUE LEADERSHIP: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON AN EVASIVE SUBJECT

“Leadership is hard to define, and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader.” — Indra Nooyi, CEO, PepsiCo     How would you READ MORE

HACK YOUR BRAIN TO SHIFT YOUR PERSPECTIVE

There is truth in a home-grown homily from my childhood: "Not only can you not see the forest for the trees, but you can't see the tree because your nose is stuck so far into a knothole." This says it all when it comes to having the inability or unwillingness to change perspective. READ MORE

HACK YOUR BRAIN WITH A LIFE COACH

“Why would I hire a life coach? I’m intelligent, aware, strong-willed and can make my own decisions without someone telling what to do. It wouldn’t work for me.” Those three sentences sum up the reason many people refuse to seek out a life coach. After more than three decades of coaching, I have heard every excuse in the world. Most stem from misinformation but mostly from fear. READ MORE

How to Hack your Brain to Explode Creativity

Are you creative?  Of course you are.   Our brains are wired to survive and – to survive – you must be creative.   Although you might not define the numerous acts you perform throughout the day as “creative acts,” READ MORE
HARNESS THE “WILD CHILD” OF YOUR IMAGINATION by James Mapes

HARNESS THE “WILD CHILD” OF YOUR IMAGINATION by James Mapes

The imagination is like a rambunctious, slightly crazy, often out-of-control ‘Wild Child’ who can lose its focus in the blink of an eye. READ MORE

IN PRAISE OF MAGICAL THINKING

After going through a list in my mind of what to write to help people thrive in the New Year, I settled on an out-of-the-box subject - Magical Thinking. Thank goodness for magical thinking. What would we do without the possibilities of miracles? READ MORE

PAUL NEWMAN’S “THE HOLE IN THE WALL GANG CAMP” VISION EXPANDS

More than two decades ago, Paul Newman had a vision of possibility with no idea how to make it a reality. As all great visions begin, he started with a “What if…” question. What if children with serious illnesses had a chance to just be children and have fun in a safe and nurturing environment? READ MORE

COMMUNICATE TO MUTE THE DARK SIDE OF THE IMAGINATION

Communication is the glue that holds relationships together. So, the question is - Do you believe that you communicate often enough and in the right way to create and sustain positive relationships in all areas of your life? READ MORE

VISION FIRST – GOALS SECOND & THE POWER OF FORESIGHT

Some time ago I was hired to present a keynote and to develop and facilitate a series of half-day programs on leadership, communication and the power of imagery to both mid-level and senior management of a large oil company. READ MORE

MINDFULNESS, MEDITATION AND MALARKEY

If I guaranteed you would lower your anxiety, calm your mind, renew, recharge, think more clearly, reduce your fear response and enhance your creativity – just by investing two five-minute periods of time, twice-a-day - to meditate - would you commit to do it? READ MORE
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