Category Archives: Purpose

“Get Lost in the Game” – 6 Ways to Perform Your Best

“I told him to get lost in the game.” That was Kentucky coach John Calipari’s advice to one of his star players, Julius Randle, during half-time of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game this past Monday night. Coming into the … Continue reading

Posted in Ability, Engagement, Goal Setting, Learning, Morale, Motivation, Purpose, Responsibility, Sports, Success | 1 Comment

Are You Leading or Wandering? 3 Tips to Keep Your Leadership on Course

“It’s too overwhelming to look up the mountain and see how far we have to go” my wife said, as we were enjoying a Valentine’s Day hike this past Friday. “I’m just going to focus on the next step in … Continue reading

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Seek Work-Life Harmony, Not Balance – 5 Key Strategies

Work-life balance is a fallacy. The very term is an oxymoron. Is “work” something you do apart from your “life?” Does your “life” not consist of your “work?” And think about the definition of the word balance – “a state … Continue reading

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Got Ethics? The Five P’s of Ethical Power

There is but one place where people without any problems reside—the cemetery. The only people without problems are dead, otherwise, for people like me and you…we’ve got problems! The question is, do we have ethics? Do we have the moral principles or values in place … Continue reading

Posted in Deception, Decision-Making, Ethics, Honesty, Integrity, Leadership, Power, Purpose, Responsibility, Values | 14 Comments

You Matter – The Truth About Your Purpose and Value

You matter. I wish I had said that to my friend John when I saw him last. It was a chance encounter at a neighborhood gas station. We chatted about random, everyday stuff and then we drove away, sure to see each … Continue reading

Posted in Emotions, Purpose, Suicide Prevention, TED Talks | 23 Comments