On the Cutting Edge of Change

Tomorrow’s Leaders are Artists

There is a revolution under way that cannot be stopped.Axelle Tessandier says it better than I have seen in a long time. Please take the time to read and digest it. Alain de Botton recently tweeted something that really hit home: “So normal to want a better life: so unusual to set out to be a.. read more →

Leadership and Intermission

I had taken a hiatus from blogging to write another book.  Now that 101 Leadership Quotes: Bumper Stickers for the Brain is getting formatted, I can return to this fun way to feed my passion for writing! So many people ask me how I can keep the pace I maintain without burning out.  In my coaching practice,.. read more →

Leadership and Roulette

Do you ever feel stuck in a rut?  Are you frustrated and bored that every day has the feel of every other day? Are you bummed that summer vacation is another short trip to a local beach for the same old ‘sitting under an umbrella and watching the sweet young things run around in their.. read more →

Leadership and joy

The holiday season is laden with words like, happy, merry, wonderful, and on and on. I was thinking about the word JOY and how it manifests in our lives. What does it mean when someone brings you joy? How does it feel to be joyous? Joy is often a bit of a surprise. You can’t.. read more →

5 Ways to have a perfect Christmas every day of the year

You know the songs;” it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” and you feel that warm, fun feeling spread through your body, even though it is a rainy day in December. Or maybe “Frosty the Snowman” runs through your mind and you hear the laughter and rustle of opening those special gifts on Christmas.. read more →

Leadership and freedom

This is the 40th anniversary of “Free to Be You and Me”, an amazing group of songs to help children see the possibilities of life without gender restrictions and fear. They are as fresh and real today as ever. The songs are about self-empowerment, being understanding and loving. Every child, in every culture could benefit.. read more →

A Healthy Perspective

Here is a response to a blog I wrote, “Barbie Lives!”, about Barbie dolls and little girls. This is from one of our CEO consultants, Jocelyn Bines, who recently moved to Los Angeles where she will be spearheading GUTSY WOMEN WEEKEND programs. I love her perspective about that bit of plastic and blond synthetic hair... read more →

The Whole Enchilada

This is a country founded on freedom of speech. Often it seems to go too far in disrespect, even wanting to destroy the credibility of others (just watch the Presidential campaign)! However, the peaceful protest at the Rose Parade brings in a dimension that has excellent possibilities for healthy change in our society. I’d love.. read more →

Take a “Holiday Minute”

  Want to add something new for this special time of the year? In research about creativity and even prosperity many scientists believe that doing something unexpected can open new doors of thinking.   Okay, it’s worth a shot.   Last minute shopping? Running from here to there with your stress meter at the boiling.. read more →

Creative Energy for the Holidays

  Research from IBM indicates that being creative is THE most important aspect for today’s leaders. Think about how you are using creativity in your life and helping your employees find their creative edge.     In fact, that is the name of one of our popular programs “The Creative Edge” and we also, like.. read more →