If you are ready to take things up a notch this next year, then listen up. These tips might be just up your alley! They may help you get a leg up on your competition and lift up your spirits. So wake up and rise up to the challenge...that is, if you are up to... Continue Reading →
If You Don’t Live Well, You Can’t Lead Courageously (Guest post – Dr. Ray Wheeler)
This is a guest blog by my friend and mentor, Dr. Ray Wheeler. Ray [his blog], a leadership development specialist and coach, is president of Leadership Praxis. You can follow him on Twitter: @LeaderPraxisResilience Depends on Energy ManagementOne of the benefits of truly knowing oneself is establishing the margins needed to maintain spiritual and emotional... Continue Reading →
younger next year
Terry and I recently read “Younger Next Year”, and Harry’s rules have become a part of our conversations. Excellent summary of the book! Check out her blog on learning and leading.
When we are children, we can’t wait to grow up, play with the “big guys”, and enjoy the privileges that come with accumulated years of age.
It doesn’t take long before we are we looking back on our years of youth with deep longing, working hard and paying plenty to stall (or at least hide) the age progression, and wishing that Ponce de León had truly found the fountain of youth!
So, it will be no surprise to you that the title of the book, “Younger Next Year“, caught my attention. I don’t know where I picked it up, but it has been sitting on my shelf for a few years, and this week I decided to read it through. Since it was open on the table (with only a hypothetical need for the content!), my husband read it too.
Two men co-wrote the book – a…
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Leadership lessons along the journey, part 5: 9 Strategies for Beating Weariness
The late coaching legend of the Green Bay Packers, Vince Lombardi used to say, “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” Physical weariness is dangerous to leading courageously. If we admit it, as leaders, we are often dopamine and adrenaline junkies who manage overloaded lives with drugs that include sugar, caffeine, alcohol, ibuprofen, etc. At some... Continue Reading →
9 Lifestyle Energy Drainers
One month last year, our electric bill came back very high. My secretary commented, “You are paying too high a price!” She suggested calling an electrician to come and check our connections to assure that no one was “stealing” energy from our house. It works the same way in our life. We end up paying... Continue Reading →