Tolerance, Emotions, and Politics

Tolerance, Emotions, and Politics

Recently, protesters at a several political rallies were surrounded and heckled by angry crowds and escorted from the building by police. Sometimes it’s hard to believe this is really happening in the United States in 2016.At moments like these, how can...
The Fog of Fear

The Fog of Fear

Are we running scared?  As a business leader, I’m afraid that I don’t know what’s happening even one quarter out. As a parent, I’m afraid I’m not doing what’s best for my kids – especially when so much is coming unglued all around. As a person, I’m afraid we’re lost....
Are you a worrier?

Are you a worrier?

Emotional Intelligence explores how thoughts create feelings.  Here’s a deceptively simple tool.  When I’m caught in a worry cycle, I can use this flowchart as a good reminder.  I can examine my situation and take action.  One action is changing my thoughts...

Proactive, Reactive, Inactive

One of the major issues that surfaced in the 2010 Workplace Issues Report (and the 2007 report for that matter) is being proactive. You know – that state when you put out the fire before it’s a raging inferno? Or maybe even take the matches and paper away...

Does Mama Need Surgery Again?

A few months ago Patty had routine physical, and her doctor ordered some tests, which came back positive so she needed a biopsy. While statistically odds were strong that it would be a nonissue, we were both a bit anxious – especially because of her cancer scare...

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