How do you deal with life’s challenges? When I am personally getting challenged by life’s experiences, either through friends or business, I like to take the time to reflect and recognize how incredible we all really are. In these times, I look for inspirational stories to remind me that there are many people who overcome
After reading an article about Whole Foods employees looking to unionize, I had to ask myself, is the Whole Foods we knew and loved gone? The ethos of Whole Foods (like all companies, organizations and groups–even your friends and family) is about its people, their beliefs and values. That is the essence of any culture.
I want to challenge anyone reading this to take what I am going to call “The Context Challenge.” Over the next few days, think about all of your interactions. Consider all your comments, suggestions, decisions, and conversations—whether actual conversations, or emails and texts—and ask yourself if you are considering your response from the vantage point
Everyone hits a roadblock from time to time. But whether it is professional or personal, a roadblock, and the inevitable detours that come with it, can lead to greater success. Doers realize that roadblocks are necessary for growth. The roadblock itself may not even be the real issue, but the way you handle it most
My mom had a saying, “tend to your knitting.” This seemingly simple imperative is something my mother repeated often, and it meant that I should focus on one thing, no matter how difficult and intricate. When disturbed, don’t stress––simply hold your hand on your last knot and when the distraction is over, go back and