A b-plus plan done with 100% enthusiasm is better than an A_plus plan done with 20.

A B+ plan is better…

“It’s pretty good, but it isn’t great.” My CEO client was looking at the plans for a product launch event. His staff had done all the prep and they were excited to get started as soon as he gave the go-ahead. Problem was, he liked the plan but he knew he could do better. He …

Spiritual Life at Work Workshop, June July 2017

Spiritual Life in the 9-to-5 — workshop

It’s hard to fit spirituality into your workday. You can “make time” for prayer or meditation between meetings and tasks — and this is a good thing. But better yet: stop trying to fit spirituality into your workday. Instead, make your workday part of your spirituality! In this workshop, you’ll explore how to: (1) Define your …

Career Direction

Do you love your work? Does what you do make sense to your head and your heart? And are you happy with direction your career is moving? If your answers are Yes, that’s GREAT! But if not, it’s time to change — to create a career that truly reflects who you are. It’s time to …

Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.”

No “yes.” Either “HELL YEAH!” or “no.” Derek Sivers, in Anything You Want Derek Sivers created CDBaby as a hobby then sold it, ten years later, for $22 million.  He gave all the money to a trust for music education. Read what he learned along the way in Anything You Want, which you can finish in …

Congressional Candidate Marianne Williamson — “principles of non-violence to birth a new American politics.”

Marianne Williamson — excerpt from congressional campaign announcement: 20 October 2013 …At my Sister Giant Conference in Los Angeles last year, I urged almost two thousand women to consider running for office using the principles of non-violence to birth a new American politics. After experiencing the energy and enthusiasm of the conference, I spent long …

Smiles and Laughter as a Corporate Goal

Twenty years ago, my colleague Dan* told me, “gettin’ paid and not being miserable is my goal. If I can get those two things, work is alright.  I don’t expect to like my job, but if I do, that’s great.” Damn!  I don’t think that’s the way most people experience their jobs, but I do …