- Jun 8, 2018
No, Everyone Doesn't Get a Trophy. But . . .
Is it good enough to just be good or is there only value in being better than someone else? I like things that are simply good. Comparisons are often necessary, but there are limits to their value. In fact, they sometimes keep us from enjoying things of exceptional quality simply because they are obscured by the towering reputation of something else. I'm not arguing for lowering standards but rather suggesting we broaden our vision and notice what is of value in what we might
- Apr 20, 2018
Kindness - A Surprising Strength
Depending on how much cable news you consume, you may get the idea that kindness is in short supply. My personal experience proves just the opposite. I encounter people who express kindness every day. Yes, there are also a few curmudgeons and even the kind ones have their prickly moments, but overall kindness seems to be the rule. I hope that's your experience too. What about when it comes to leadership? Can you be kind and lead well? There is abundant evidence that kindness
- Jan 22, 2018
What's Virtue Got to Do With It?
Can you really become a person who is wiser by cultivating the virtue of wisdom? How about becoming a more forgiving person? More grateful,