September 5, 2021

The Grace of a Nurse

You might have heard someone say words to the effect that a person who refused to get vaccinated and then got sick with covid should receive […]
September 3, 2021

How to Make 5+5=100 – Two Powerful Productivity Hacks, Plus a Special Bonus Video

These two “rules of 5” help me resist the entreaties of my squirrel friend Scrappy (see video below) There are two rules of 5 that, when coupled […]
July 28, 2021

A Beautiful Alchemy – Complaints into Contributions

I recently presented this $2,000 check to support Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta’s Pickle Challenge for Charity, which is raising money for their adolescent behavioral health program. […]
July 10, 2021

Changing Roles of Healthcare Leaders

With covid beginning to recede and live events being resumed, my speaking calendar is starting to fill up again. As part of preparing for presentations at […]
July 4, 2021

Liberate Yourself from YOWE: Your Own Worst Enemy!

I have always been fascinated by military history. The people who start and who fight in wars can show humanity at its very best and very […]
July 3, 2021

What’s Your Success Cookie?

Sally and I are in New Smyrna Beach, Florida for the Fourth. Yesterday I stopped into a little bakery called Mon Delice where I saw these […]
July 1, 2021

Courageous Achievement in an Age of Anxiety

This momentous year is now officially half over. Are you where you thought you would be on achieving your goals for 2021? Are you ready to […]
June 28, 2021

What Is Your Focish?

My friend Scrappy the Squirrel is always up for putting off the work into tomorrow so that we can play today. My word for 2021 is FOCISH. […]
June 24, 2021

The Out-of-Body Experiences Behind Emotional Pain

All emotional pain is caused by mini out-of-body experiences. Your conscious awareness is in a time zone and/or a zip code that is different than that […]
June 15, 2021

We Say Good Luck to Michelle and Hello to Annie!

If your organization has worked with Values Coach over the past 12 years you have gotten to know Michelle Arduser, our Director of Client Experience. Michelle […]
June 10, 2021

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Earns our INSPIRED Award for Values & Culture Excellence

When Jamie Wiggins took on a new role as Chief Nursing Officer at Children’s Hospital New Orleans (CHNOLA) in 2017, he searched Amazon for works on […]
May 28, 2021

Why Gratitude is the Platform for Optimism

This morning at 10:30 cst my presentation for the Gratitude Symposium hosted by Quint Studer will be live. There’s quite a bit of research, much of it shared […]
May 27, 2021

Sign Up for the Gratitude Symposium

Host Quint Studer is one of today’s presenters for the Gratitude Symposium Quint Studer is hosting The Gratitude Symposium, featuring 45 video messages from leading authorities (I am one […]
May 26, 2021

3 Post-Pandemic Culture Imperatives

I recently visited a client hospital in Southern California. They had been hard hit by the pandemic, but on one of the days I was there […]
May 25, 2021

Don’t Let Fear Stop You!

I wrote this in my first book more than 20 years ago, but it’s never been a more important message than it is today. We’ve been […]