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Reflections on seeing differently...

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Every week or so, sometimes more often, I write a thought piece about some aspect of seeing differently – in life, in relationships, in work and our engagement with the world. Please feel free to search by category, using the tools on the right, or just browse to your heart’s content. Your comments make all of this rich with your ideas and insights.  Enjoy!

A vision for the new year

Good morning! You are just going to have to forgive me if I am a bit animated for this time of day. I am pretty excited about 2016 – and am hoping you are, too. The Strengths in Focus community is a unique and fascinating group of people. You are the people in... read more

In this season of love…

I recently came across a piece I wrote in 2010 called “Is Love Critical?”  In it, I shared three simple strategies to increase the experience of love in your life. At a time in our world when both the evidence of love and the absence of it clamor for our... read more

Inspired – no matter what!

Inspiration [inspəˈrāSH(ə)n] the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. the drawing in of breath; inhalation. Inspired no matter what? That’s a bit much to ask! How can I stay inspired when my boss just... read more

The irony of change

While working with a remarkable gathering of leaders and life changers this past week, I was reminded of a post from many years ago that still speaks to one of the central ideas that guide any person or organization seeking change. All of the other paradoxes of change... read more

How do they do it?

If you have ever had the good fortune to experience authentic leaders and life changers in action, you probably noticed a number of ways they are different. They seem to have a different way of seeing, thinking and being. They easily see (and focus on) what is right... read more

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