December 29, 2021

What’s Your Power Word for 2022?

Every year, Children’s Hospital CEO John Nickens challenges his team members to identify one word that will inspire them during the year. Jon Gordon writes about […]
December 28, 2021

Turn Nyet into Not Yet

Don’t give up on dreams not realized in 2021 Sometimes “no” means “not yet.” Here in Iowa, we dreamed of a white Christmas. It came three […]
November 14, 2021

It’s National Pickle [Pledge] Day

Eat a Pickle, Don’t Be a Pickle I use Van Holten’s pickles for events because their whimsical sense of humor captures the spirit of The Pickle […]
November 12, 2021

The Pickle Challenge for Mental Health – Have Fun and Support an Urgent Cause

Eat a Pickle, Don’t Be a Pickle “We are sleepwalking into a mental health crisis.” That’s how one business journal described the fact that our world […]
November 11, 2021

Honor Our Nurse Veterans on this Veterans Day

Vietnam War Women’s Memorial in Washington DC  In their article In Country: U.S. Nurses During the Vietnam War (Working Nurse, October 5, 2020) Aaron Severson and Lorilea Johnson […]
November 1, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #15 On the Frontiers of Management Apparent Failure in the Middle

This is the 15th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  I think […]
October 30, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #14 Good Business Making Meaning in Times of Challenge

This is the 14th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  The pioneering […]
October 25, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #13 Letters to a Young Poet

This is the 13th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  In 1903, […]
October 20, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #12 All You Can Do…Is Enough

This is the 12th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  Over the […]
October 19, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #11 The Last Lecture

This is the 11th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  Ric Elias […]
October 14, 2021

This Healthcare Crisis is Real! Join Us in Helping to Heal Our Caregivers

When I started the Stay Strong For Us project during the second Covid surge, I hoped that the free eBook would have a short shelf life. Tragically, […]
October 9, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #9 Positivity

This is the ninth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  This is […]
October 3, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #8 Art & Fear

This is the eighth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  In his […]
September 29, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #7 Driving Fear Out of the Workplace

This is the seventh in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. It’s called awfulizing: […]
September 25, 2021

Books that Inspire Me: #6 He Still Moves Stones

This is the sixth in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years.  With the […]