3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

3 Tips Thursday – Moving deck chairs or making a difference?

A couple of weeks ago, I held the annual Don’t Await It, Create It conference. We talked about where there is purpose and meaning in our work. Some felt like their job was to rearrange deck chairs on the Titanic. Some days amazing things happen and we know we make a...
3 Tips Thursday: You can do your life and your goals

3 Tips Thursday: You can do your life and your goals

As we enter week two of 2019, the reality of our existing work and our big dreams are starting to appear on the horizon. Before you gasp or look for a way out, see if you can rid yourself of some big time sucks and free yourself for what’s most important.  Tip 1)...
3 Tips Thursday – The Paradox of New Years

3 Tips Thursday – The Paradox of New Years

I have had a bit of a tough time getting focused at the start of this new year. I have been reading Anne Lamott’s Almost Everything.  Like her, I am struck by the paradox of this moment in history. So much seems in chaos and craziness. It can be scary. And at...
Scary things that keep me up at night

Scary things that keep me up at night

I don’t know about you, all that is going on in the world sometimes gets to me. Whether it’s uncertainty about health care and elections, gun violence, or just closing business, there is plenty to be anxious about swirling around us. This weekend it got me...
Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

Treadmill Moving Too Fast?

So as if trying to change the world while having a life weren’t enough in a crazy world, having the holidays tied up in a bow for is the icing on the stress cake for so many. But it doesn’t actually have to be that way. Here are 4 easy tips to get things under...
Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Tackling Turbulence – Part 1

Uncertainty and constant turbulence have become our new normal. For so many of us, whether non-profit leader, government executive, or entrepreneur, it has been a summer of change, uncertainty and opportunity. How can we successfully lead through it? It would be easy...