The Magic of Thanks Giving

  “What do we say….?”   If you were raised like me, or like my kids, you instinctively know the answer… “Thank youuuuu!”   This response was ingrained in many of us in our formative years; our “thank you” is almost...

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...