Rules versus People, You Decide?

Rules versus People, You Decide?

Last week I spoke at a convention and stayed at a hotel in Miami Beach. The hotel was lovely, and I was thrilled to be there. My plan was to come in the day before my presentation, review the content for last minute tweaks, and get “caught up.” Imagine my surprise...
The Skills Suitcase!

The Skills Suitcase!

Just imagine, you carry a suitcase with you everywhere you go. As you get older the suitcase gets heavier and heavier. Perhaps the outside of the suitcase has stickers that represent the places you have visited and the experiences you have had through your lifetime....
It has Seeds…Unmet Expectations!

It has Seeds…Unmet Expectations!

I love watermelon! As I anticipate summer and all that goes along with it, seedless watermelon is on the list. Last week, I went to the grocery store to purchase another of my summer delights. I inspected the green globes and joyously thumped, thumped each one until I...
To OZ!

To OZ!

The last month has been a whirlwind, perhaps a bit of a tornado. It seems half the people I see are out furiously in search of their Emerald City . Last week, a leader told me, “I want to get back to the way it was, I need to find my center. It feels like pieces are...
Unconscious Bias – Planting Seeds!

Unconscious Bias – Planting Seeds!

I recently built a garden on my patio. One day a friend and I went to a store to purchase the fertilizer, seeds, plants, hoses, etc. to make it come alive. The garden is an opportunity to learn, and eat the fruits and vegetables of my labor. It is a venture outside of...