August 31, 2022

New Book: There’s a Snake on My Head!

Communicating when people are anxious My friend Mindy Spigel has just published her new book There’s a Snake on My Head! Strategies for Alleviating Fear and […]
August 15, 2022

Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Getting Yourself Out of a Slump Books that Inspire Me #37 This is the 37th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on […]
August 8, 2022

Are you having fun yet?

Why “true fun” is so important for your organization – and for your life. True fun at the inaugural Culture of Ownership Leadership Academy (COLAcademy): teammates […]
July 29, 2022

A Complaint Free World: Attitude is Your Most Important Choice

This is the 36th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. Will Bowen […]
July 25, 2022

Put Your Ass Where Your Heart wants to Be

This is the 35th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. Steven Pressfield […]
July 6, 2022

On Death and Dying: The Power of Hope

This is the 34th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. I spent […]
June 14, 2022

Leaders Eat Last
Leading for a Culture of Ownership

This is the 33rd in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. I agree […]
June 14, 2022

Strategy
When sustaining hope is leadership Job #1

This is the 32nd in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. In Strategy, preeminent […]
June 14, 2022

The Art of Living
Authenticity and Imposter Syndrome

This is the 31st in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. I have […]
June 14, 2022

Happy Nurses Week!

Today is the first day of Nurses Week 2022. In this 2-minute video, I explain why Nursing has earned a lifetime lock on the honor of […]
June 14, 2022

Worry (and humor)
Why Laughter Matters Now More than Ever

This is the 30th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. Early in […]
June 14, 2022

Gratitude and The Pickle Challenge

The second Gratitude Symposium hosted by Quint Studer is now open! Registration is free and gives you and your team access to presentations from 49 authorities on health and wellness, personal empowerment, […]
June 14, 2022

The Success Principles – Words Matter – Especially These Words

This is the 29th in a series of posts in which I share thoughts on a book that has inspired me over the years. Adding the […]
June 14, 2022

Perseverance in
the Red Zone

“I have marveled often at the thin line that divides success from failure and the sudden turn that leads from apparently certain disaster to comparative safety.” […]
June 14, 2022

Evidence Plus Imagination Creates Innovation

If you’re planning to attend the annual conference of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) conference in San Antonio the week of April 11, please […]
July 3, 2016

What Faith as a Value Means to Me

Core Action Value #6 in our course on The Twelve Core Action Values is Faith. Sunday’s Promise of The Self Empowerment Pledge is Faith. When I […]