Calling All Millennials: Do I Have You Pegged?

I frequently get called on to talk to clients and help them understand this "elusive" generation of teens and young adults we call "Millennials" or "Gen Y". This generation is in an interesting stage of evolution: some are in still in high school while the oldest are approaching their mid thirties and general this group … Continue reading Calling All Millennials: Do I Have You Pegged?

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Intelligent Optimism: A Perspective On The Social Context Of “Consciousness”

One of my favorite subscriptions is to a magazine called the Intelligent Optimist (formerly known as Ode)  http://www.theoptimist.com/ What I love about this publication is how they connect social context to social consciousness and speak to people who are business leaders as well as overall conscientious human beings in a way that empowers us to … Continue reading Intelligent Optimism: A Perspective On The Social Context Of “Consciousness”

Are We Making Ourselves Sick By Holding Ourselves to Out-Of-Context Standards?

I look around at the people in my life that I have worked with or been friends with an I see a lot of overachievers and people who hold themselves to pretty high standards.  As I hold a magnifying glass to the state of mind / body / soul of those folks (including myself), I … Continue reading Are We Making Ourselves Sick By Holding Ourselves to Out-Of-Context Standards?

Beginning With The End In Mind: The Stephen Covey Legacy

Two days ago, one of the authors and thought leaders I hold in highest esteem passed: Stephen Covey. For those who don't know, he wrote The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. http://www.betterworldbooks.com/The-7-Habits-of-Highly-Effective-People-H0.aspx?SearchTerm=The+7+Habits+of+Highly+Effective+People For me, this was not just another book on my extensive reading list but a guiding philosophy and meditation that changed my … Continue reading Beginning With The End In Mind: The Stephen Covey Legacy