Live the Rave: Working Passionately Most of the time

Published: June 21, 2016

When passion is there, then work is a blessing.  When passion is there, then work is like play.  When passion is there, then challenges become less burdensome. Do you have enough passion? Examine the mission of your organization.  Is there a quality of that mission that gives you delight in your heart?  Can you work […]

More Bliss on the Calendar: Mindfulness and the Nervous System

Published: November 24, 2015

With nervous energy, I am hyper-responsive.  I hear the phone ring, and I am already processing my answer (even before I have said hello.)  In the classic “fight response” (you remember fight or flight syndrome) I start acting and reacting before I really should.  I might feel powerful – for a while. I love to get […]

Enjoy Your Career, Experience Ultimate Passion In Your Life

Published: August 12, 2015

It seems like a paradox doesn’t it? Why would someone be passionate about their work? I believe that helping people discover passion in the way they work is part of the leaders challenge. Work ought to be liberating, empowering and thrilling. If you work near a great leader, you may find work so engrossing that […]

A universe you can laugh at

Published: August 5, 2015

Just for fun, imagine you are surrounded by amusing people – provided to make you laugh and smile.  Imagine, the stage of life has been set up as one continuous Marx Brothers comedy, and indeed it is all rolling around you. Want to enjoy the fun? Pay attention to the dialogue so that you can […]

Secrets of a Career You’ll Never Quit

Published: June 25, 2015

Imagine, if you didn’t dread going to work.  Imagine that you finish vacation thinking to yourself, “this was fun, but I’m looking forward to getting back to my work.”  Passionate people don’t dread their work; they revel in it.  They don’t find excuses to leave early; they want to get more done. Most people I […]

Radiance out of the Darkness

Published: February 18, 2015

Is that you smiling?  Can I trust that look? I believe there is a paradox at work here – if you want to be radiant, you must know the darkness as well.  Carl Jung wrote, “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people.”   When we are familiar […]

Look: You are Amazing

Published: October 7, 2014

When you were a kid – or perhaps a young adult – perhaps you remember traveling in the wilderness, climbing over rocks and jumping over minor obstacles. Did you ever come to a barrier that you are scared to cross? The easiest thing to do would be to jump from one place to another, and […]

Leadership: Patient all the Way to Victory

Published: September 9, 2014

  The focus of the leader ought to be on changing the state of the world for the long term. This priority is a big order. A leader must work through other people, and frequently faces resistance, limited resources, and short-term crises. To keep that long-term vision, a leader must have patience.   Patience is […]

How do you find your life passion through your work?

Published: June 17, 2014

  You likely spend 8 to 10 hours per day at work or on work related issues. Do you save up your passion for when you come home, turning it for your hobby or loved ones? Much of your life is  through your effort at work. Some people live passionately – at work, and in […]

How to be a Fast Mover in Your Career Change

Published: May 9, 2014

  A career change is more than a job change. The person who changes careers not only has to learn new skills but also has to reinvent himself or herself. If you want to accelerate into a career change then you can move the timetable in your favor.  Create a blueprint for action. This blueprint […]

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