What’s Up for 2015?


Tomorrow begins for me an annual pilgrimage, a two week period of time that I look forward to each year with great enthusiasm and energy. I have selfishly embraced this time for more than 20 years, finding time to be mindful in evaluating my life, my contributions, my progress toward goals, am I on track […]

When Your Dead


This post was originally published on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at http://www.greatleadersserve.org WHEN YOU’RE DEAD… I went to a funeral today. When’s the last time you went to one? How did it affect you? Do you ever leave a funeral service with questions? I do. One of my recurring questions is… Did the people who […]

When They Simply Go Away: Love and Loss


The past seven days in our house have been spent in wonder and in worry; and in searching for Scout. Scout is our friend, our aging friend that brings us so much joy. Scout is 12 years old and has diabetes. Scout is blind and on insulin. Twice a day I say “It’s Insulin time!” […]

Somep’n’s Gotta Change


It is puzzling to me, in both my personal and professional life, when people say that they want innovation yet they then seem to employ every option they can to stop it. In organizations we complain about what does not work, and proceed to squash the first idea that comes along to fix it. In […]