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I’m Not Slacking!  What Others See as Slacking Is Often Pursuit of Purpose

I’m Not Slacking! What Others See as Slacking Is Often Pursuit of Purpose

Any person who bears the title of online or digital creator, writer, blogger, entrepreneur, speaker, business owner, publicist, promoter, branding expert, social entrepreneur, or is otherwise called a creative or leader can relate.  Family or friends see you glued to your smart device or laptop half-jokingly refer to your inability to separate. Lighthearted quips, pleas […]

Do You Know Someone Making a Difference?  Tell Me Now!

Do You Know Someone Making a Difference? Tell Me Now!

Dear Readers, Friends & Family, I’m just throwing it out there: I write & I want to help people who are doing great things for their community, their country, or their world. If you know someone who fits that, have them email me personally. You can also email me, but I’ll need comprehensive contact info […]

Quiet Please…: Filmmaker Jeffrey Scott Gould’s New Misophonia Documentary Is Plenty To Chew On

Quiet Please…: Filmmaker Jeffrey Scott Gould’s New Misophonia Documentary Is Plenty To Chew On

Jeffrey Scott Gould was only 7 years old when he discovered one of his first sound triggers.   He was taking a test and the kid sitting behind him kept sniffling.  Simple sniffles could keep Jeff from learning.  Since that time additional unbearable triggering sounds have been added to the list.  There’s chewing and crunching, and […]

“I Love You and I’m Proud of You”…Thanks Dad.

“I Love You and I’m Proud of You”…Thanks Dad.

I remember my first college course.  I had worked two jobs throughout high school and so I had decided to attend community college and continue working. For the first semester I’d attend a local branch campus not far from our house.  The satellite campus as we called it, was located in an old lumber yard.  […]

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

Caution: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Calling Yourself a Leader

There’s no shortage of people calling themselves leaders today.  Search Amazon and you’ll find thousands or millions of books on leadership-related topics.  Google the word, and there are tons of websites. Hashtag the term in your Twitter search box and you’ll find scores of profiles. There’s nothing wrong with being a leader or claiming the […]

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

Best Used By: Has Your Career Met Its Shelf Life?

I read an article that resonated with me last year written by my friend Paul Sohn, author of Quarter-Life Calling, a book aimed primarily at millennials.  Strangely, I’ve found that I relate to millennials in lots of ways, and refuse to accept my age, especially now that I am closer to meeting my half-life.  I […]

Success in Nebraska!

Success in Nebraska!

Hi Folks, I’m fresh off a week long event speaking in Nebraska. I had a fantastic time presenting on Leadership Integrity, and Leaving a Legacy of Trust. This particular booking was for a university’s faculty development week and the overall theme was “Unlocking the Leader Within”.  Each speaking engagement was broken into groups of university […]

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