Leadership Legacy

There’s a 1980’s country song called “Lookin’ for Love” (most remembered from the movie Urban Cowboy) that includes this repeated lyric: “Lookin’ for love in all the wrong places.” Most of you have heard this song, and I think it has lots of application to leadership – specifically, that we’re […]

How Do You Measure a Year?

If you’re a Broadway fan, you likely recognize this question from the opening song (“Seasons of Love”) in the musical Rent (listen in to hear the entire song). Rent is one of my favorite Broadway musicals for two primary reasons – it’s a love story, and it invites us to […]

Thanks  + Giving

Yesterday we celebrated Thanksgiving – a national holiday – but I wonder if you really know what it’s about. Maybe you think it’s about the Pilgrims, a harvest festival and it’s the gateway to the holiday season. But did you know it originated in 1798 with a proclamation by George […]

What Are You Seeking?

It’s been a tough ten days. No matter where you stand on the election, its impact goes far beyond the mere casting and counting of votes. Many people naively believe that this is just an election process and, now that it’s over, it’s time for everyone to move on. But […]

Love Leadership

Yes, you read it correctly – I said love leadership – and that’s what I’m inviting each of you to bring to every leadership role you have. Whether at work, with your team, in your family, in your relationships or in any organization, I’m suggesting that you embrace love leadership […]

Are You Having Fun?

You heard me. It’s quite a simple question – Are you having FUN? Well, are you? If not, why not? And most important, what are you waiting for? I ask this important question for three reasons: Life is supposed to be fun, both personally AND professionally; We don’t often ask […]

Gifts From Mom©

Sunday, May 11th is Mother’s Day and in that spirit I am dedicating this week’s newsletter to mothers, with a special dedication to my Mom, Sandy Nischwitz. A couple of weeks ago my Mom suffered a stroke. The good news is that it was not life threatening, she still has […]