I recently attended a foundation banquet where I had the pleasure of hearing guest speaker Vivek Murthy, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Murthy is a very engaging and funny public speaker and he spoke of healthy living, as one would expect. That’s not all he spoke of though. The main theme… Continue reading The Loneliness Epidemic and What You Can Do About It
Employees in high-performance positions are required to be at the top of their game, to always give 100% effort, and to be flexible with demands of their time as strategies can often change very quickly. The end result can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining for the employee. It can be very disheartening to have… Continue reading Have You Said Thank You Today? You Should, Here’s Why
I want to share with you a bit of truth that I have learned over the last couple of years. Only by choosing to be fully engaged emotionally, physically, and spiritually, in the best and the worst of times, are we truly living. Not just existing, but fully, wholeheartedly living our lives as intended, happy… Continue reading Reflections on Life: Lessons of Compassion, Forgiveness, and Unconditional Love
It’s so easy in society today to feel that humans are by nature selfish creatures. And to some extent it’s true, some humans are selfish creatures but I refuse to believe this is how nature intended us to be and I am not alone in that thought. Decades of research from psychologists at Princeton University,… Continue reading Building A Compassionate Heart, Body, and Mind
If you were to search online for ‘top leadership skills’ your query would return results such as: “Top 10 Leadership Qualities That Make Good Leaders”, or “21 Most Compelling Qualities of Great Leaders”. These lists include qualities such as confidence, inspiring others, passion, vision, being resilient, high emotional intelligence, empathy, and humility among many others.… Continue reading The Best Leaders Understand The Importance of Developing Self-Compassion
Last weekend I was able to spend one of the best weekends vacationing with my family enjoying all that South Lake Tahoe, CA has to offer. All together there were nine of us sharing a house which meant quite a bit of food to prep and cook on a daily basis. One of the many… Continue reading Food For Thought, And Service
Do you ever wonder, what your employees would have to say about you when speaking candidly with others? I recently had the privilege of my employees speaking very kindly about me to a colleagues father during an industry networking event. Eventually the good words made their way back around to me and I was so… Continue reading What Are Your Employees Saying Behind Your Back?