Archive for December, 2009

  • Lead Towards Your Best Self

    Lead Towards Your Best Self

    Friends, This week is just another week.  Today is just another day.  This hour has 60 minutes like every other.  And this instant is all you ever have – a largely unending succession to be sure – but only just this instant to be lived. […]

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  • Use the Big Deadline

    Use the Big Deadline

    Friends, Sheryl Gay Stolberg wrote a fascinating piece on President Obama’s wide-reaching use of deadlines – on Gitmo, health care, Iran, Russian arms deals, and a wide array of other issues – in yesterday’s New York Times.  She suggests the risks can be high when […]

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  • My 2009 Everyday Leader of the Year

    My 2009 Everyday Leader of the Year

    Dee Lindeman of Center Line, Michigan is my Everyday Leader of the Year for 2009. She was so upset about cuts to education that she said she was going to the Capitol in Lansing and she was going to talk to the legislature and the […]

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  • Tiger Woods and Conversational Leadership

    Tiger Woods and Conversational Leadership

    Friends, Irish poet and marine zoologist David Whyte is my favorite writer about work.  He glistens like the leaves of the aspen tree that sparkle in a wind, fed by roots that can be thousands of year old.  He gets deep.  On my radio show […]

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  • Will You Make 2010 a Great Year?

    Will You Make 2010 a Great Year?

    At this point next year, things will be really different.  Stuff will happen, as sure as the seasons will change.  There is no way you can predict just where you’ll be, what successes you will have had, what sources of joy, and what defeats and […]

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