Why Not You?

It’s not about you. It’s about all those waiting for you to shine and share your specific form of Light and Magic with the world. What’s the pay-off from continuing to hide in plain sight by playing small? Take a closer look at the three sentences above. Do any, some or all, strike a chord …

Motivation Deconstructed: Awakening Your Inner Inspirationalist

This article was Inspired by an email exchange with a longtime reader of my work suggesting a topic for me to explore via a new post Let’s Start At The Very Beginning… Since the dawn of thoughtful conversation, Anthropologists, Psychologists, and Philosophers alike shared a common question: Why do human beings DO certain things and …

Why I Stopped Posting To LinkedIn

Author’s Note: The issue I’m addressing is bigger than “LinkedIn.” It extends to every nook and cranny and hidden crevice and cornerstone of the Internet. This was originally posted to LinkedIn. Based upon the response I’ve received, I share it here as a reminder and call to action for all of us. Remember: We are …

The #1 Question Worth Answering That You’re Probably Not Asking

According to my mentor’s greatest teaching, the number one question worth answering is purpose. In other words, “What is this for?” A frequent question that greets me as a writer is, “Why?” It might appear the same as “purpose,” but often it is not. A seemingly innocent “Why do you write?” Or, “Why write about kindness?” might be a …

Responding In “Kind”

Responding in “kind” entailed me creating space for an outcome that is bigger than me. By meeting a situation or an individual, including myself, with a mindset of kindness, I released an investment in a specific result unfolding.

We all have preferences. There is nothing inherently wrong with wanting something specific to occur. Disappointment and resentment develop however when what “is” deviates from what we hoped would “be.” Allow me kind reader to share an example with you to illustrate my point.

What If You Are Only “32 Favors” Away From Effective Leadership?

It is my hope that reading this post will inspire you to begin your Monday as an opportunity to infuse your leadership relationships with the essence of empathy, compassion and kindness. We are all in this together.

As the editor, Laurie Wilhelm, of “Realizing Leadership” pondered: “Could a model for kindness be used to begin a shift in how we behave as leaders and the impact we have on others? Could this be a leadership growth opportunity to bring awareness to and initiate acts of leadership?”

Where Do You Go Now?

Each of you has the potential to tune into the frequency of your own inner voice and then to choose to listen. The “you” that I mention throughout this piece is universal, though the interpretation and plan of action that concludes this post is specific to me and to my life’s path. However, all of us may come to know who we are by accessing our inner Light.