Birthdays are moments when I look back over my blog posts to see if I’ve learned anything from the seasoning that is supposed to make us wise. Yes and no. Looking back over six decades, I attribute whatever success I may have had, in great measure, to luck. Yup, I…
Effective leaders stand for something, earning trust and respect, sometimes at the expense of popularity. Sacrifice and risk come with the territory. In my early teens, I often accompanied my superintendent dad to Ann Arbor School Board meetings. It was a time of cataclysmic cultural change. The friction between old…
The need to leave a legacy is our spiritual need to have a sense of meaning, purpose, personal congruence, and contribution. – Stephen Covey
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it. ~Harper Lee Advice from others who have walked the path is invaluable.
Our biggest fear is the fear of change. People change when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing.
We decide whether life is a tragedy or a thriller. All chapters end. The excitement lies in the chapter we are about to write.
As we think about Thanksgiving, the expression of gratitude to the people who are most important to us can be a powerful professional advantage.
Each of us has the ability to light up another life. And at some point in our own journeys, someone has been that light at the end of a very dark tunnel. Let your light shine for someone this week.
Almost a century ago, Calvin Coolidge said, “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.” Today, that’s truer than ever.
“He has trouble with the snap.” What has happened to Blake O’Neill since that fateful day on the football field in Ann Arbor in 2015?