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A Better LENS for Growth

A Better LENS for Growth

The LENS is the core to my work, play and living. It refers to 4 elements that I find powerful in advancing a notion of sustainable growth. With it, we advance our strength and contribution.

Your Cooperative System

Your Cooperative System

Unapologetic about the remnants of my childhood imagination and language creeping in, this new System speaks to mission, vision, purpose, why, what, how, and just cause.

Finding Purpose with Some C4

Finding Purpose with Some C4

I have long believed and contended, by experience, education and observation, that we know more about what drives us than we think. Purpose is not invented. It is discovered within.

Justice for Just Us?

Justice for Just Us?

The Pandemic is shining light on so many areas in need around Justice… economic, social, racial, environmental and more. Justice is more than law and we need conversation on same.

Positivity vs Optimism?

Positivity vs Optimism?

In Noble Leaders Arise, just yesterday, I offered up on Nobility as strength of character. That said, I awoke this morning to a powerful, personal remembrance on Optimism.

Noble Leaders Arise

Noble Leaders Arise

Dale Carnegie suggested that we “appeal to the nobler motives”. I suggest that we reveal our own. Nobility is a virtue, beyond “royal blood”. It is so much more.

Serve and Return

Serve and Return

Serve and return. We need get better at conversation… rich, cool, diverse, joyful, purposeful conversation .. to connect at home, school, work, business and community.

Care and Service

Care and Service

Self care and care for others are reciprocal. Neither is “first”. They together, are first. Our health at home, school, work, business and community depends on us getting that.

Curiosity and the Dog

Curiosity and the Dog

Change and challenge need be met with Curiosity, Creativity, Daring and Decisiveness. These times are historic and require more than skill to navigate. Here, we explore.

4 Strengths for Change

4 Strengths for Change

Change has two core sources. How we respond to and initiate change matters. Here we explore thoughts around the practice of change…. facing it and making it.