Right vs. Wise – Which Is Winning The Fight In Your Life?

What’s your relationship to being right? Love it, right? Am I right, or am I right? (Pun intended) There’s something magically, wonderful about raising your hand and having the right answer! …or giving the right directions! …or wearing the right clothes! Being right is righteous! So…can right ever be wrong? Maybe… Most of us can Read More

7 Reasons You’re Always Exhausted

  Recently, I read an article sharing data that most adult Americans live in a constant state of exhaustion. Lack of sleep was the number one culprit. Yet, even adults who averaged seven to eight hours of sleep every night still claimed to feel tired and/or lack energy. In the past, I’ve read studies like this Read More

A Terrible Mistake Leaders Often Make

  As a leader, I find it alarming and disheartening how many leaders make one common mistake. Often this mistake is overlooked by these leaders and repeated by the people they intend to lead. According to research, only 11% of leaders in North America are effective. I would attribute this mistake to that discouraging figure, Read More

Life’s Toll – A Birthday Thought

About a month ago, one of the Inspirational Perspective radio show listeners called in to comment on the day’s topic. This caller shared that he felt I had a Pollyannaish view on life, based on the tone of the show. He then questioned whether or not I would have the same optimistic attitude and inspirational perspective Read More

Does familiarity breed contempt?

  We’ve all heard the saying ‘familiarity breeds contempt’. Old clichés like this don’t exist for no reason. They exist and persist because somehow their truths play out generation after generation. This particular saying’s origin is linked back to one of Aesop’s fables, “The Fox and the Lion”. Here is the fable: “When first the Fox Read More

What are you waiting for?

  What’s that one thing that you just need to happen? ….and if it happens…all the doors will just swing wide open! How long have you been waiting for this one thing? All of us tend to have that thing, that excuse…that reason…why we can’t do something great…something risky…something we’re passionate about…something that will make Read More