NEED TO GET SOME WORK DONE? GO ON VACATION!

It might seem counter-intuitive, but a vacation could be one of the most productive activities you’ll ever embark on. Whaaat? How does lounging by the pool, exploring the Grand Canyon or driving to Illinois for a family reunion get anything accomplished? Besides the...

The F Word

An opportunity is never lost; it is simply passed on to the next person willing to take advantage of it. This phrase was shared with me decades ago and has stuck with me ever since. The reality is, we are all given numerous opportunities throughout our...
Who Are Your Mentors?

Who Are Your Mentors?

Next time you tune into an awards show or watch a postgame interview with a star athlete, listen closely. Who do the award-winners or MVPs thank? The boss who gave them their first big break? Former coaches, teachers, spouses – their parents? The people in the...
WHAT NATURE CAN TEACH US ABOUT DIVERSITY

WHAT NATURE CAN TEACH US ABOUT DIVERSITY

There’s nothing like a springtime walk to clear your mind and refresh your spirit. Hiking along a favorite trail is a thrill to the senses – wherever you are, the setting has its own visual beauty, scents and sounds. You might see rolling green hills or jagged peaks....
Diversity – A Critical Component of Leadership

Diversity – A Critical Component of Leadership

April is diversity month! Having had the pleasure of working with hundreds of leaders since our inception we wanted to share and reflect on the importance of diversity and some lessons we have worked hard to impart to our students over the years. Lesson #1: Diversity...