Why Resilience Training Isn’t Enough

It’s 2020… we have all learned how to take a punch or two over the past 6 months. Hopefully we have learned to be a little more resilient in the face of adversity – whether that adversity comes in the form of a pandemic, wildfire, or racial...

Finding Meaning in Garbage

  Speaking to audiences across industries about meaningful work, I am often approached by people who insist that meaningful work makes sense for professionals like doctors and teachers but not for [insert underappreciated industry here]. There is some truth to this...

If I Read it on LinkedIn it Must Be True: A Rant

Recently a LI connection of mine posted about a study that found that 80% of our thoughts are negative! The connection went on to talk about the importance of gratitude in overcoming this. Gratitude is important and there are a lot of real studies within Positive...

A Great Mentor

  I walked into the kennel at the back of the small vet clinic and found him, long beard, white lab coat, meticulously mopping the floor. I had heard the proverbial: “I wouldn’t ask you to do anything I wouldn’t do,” so many times before, but this was the first...