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THE 5 MOST COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT AUTHENTICITY

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] I find that one of the biggest barriers in coaching individuals and organizations to develop Authenticity - is needing to overcome some misconceptions related to what Authenticity is - and isn’t. The ideal of Authenticity has become so extremely popular over the past couple of decades - that the very term has been applied, used, overused, and misapplied...[ read more ]

WHAT LADY GAGA AND OPRAH CAN TEACH US ABOUT BECOMING THE BEST POSSIBLE DAD’S WE CAN BE!

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] I understand how this title might seem highly improbable at best! And I’m sure some of you might be confused - or - even irritated - by the suggestion that Lady Gaga might be capable of providing a powerful example of how to become the best possible version of yourself as a dad (or in any role for that...[ read more ]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO IGNITE YOUR AUTHENTIC SELF AND PURPOSE

[siteorigin_widget class="SiteOrigin_Widget_Button_Widget"][/siteorigin_widget] With everything that’s happening in the world right now - can you think of a more important time to get RADICAL clarity on who you are, and what your purpose is? Because right now - in these times - these questions are perhaps even more critical- as the people in your life need the real you more than...[ read more ]

I HOPE YOU HAVEN’T GIVEN UP ON ME YET…THE BEST IS YET TO COME

I know it’s been awhile since I last reached out to you with a message from me and my 6 year-old daughter (thanks for the kind words that so many of you expressed by the way – I may be partnering with Avery again in the future – I know she is all in on the idea!). While I have...[ read more ]

WHAT MY 6 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER AND I NEED TO SHARE WITH YOU – THAT CAN HELP YOU THROUGH THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES!

I’m going to put my Captain Obvious hat on for a moment - and acknowledge that we are experiencing uncertainty at an unprecedented scale in the midst of this global pandemic. And how we choose to respond to uncertainty in our life - and in our current circumstances - will play a significant role in determining how well we cope...[ read more ]

HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU LOVE?

How do you respond to that feeling of discomfort that arises inside of you - as you have difficult or challenging conversations - or are hearing feedback that you don’t want to hear from people that you care about? In my marriage - I used to have an automatic and instantaneous reaction to that feeling.  I could feel a visceral...[ read more ]

HOW HELPING MY DAUGHTER FIND HER ZONE OF COURAGE HELPED BOTH OF US BECOME MORE COURAGEOUS

My wife, Abby, and I had a very “interesting” experience this weekend - trying to help my 6 y/o daughter, Avery, with saying goodbye to her first baby tooth! Unfortunately for Avery - it appears she may have inherited two traits from her dad - that clearly are not helping her in this process. The first trait - long tooth...[ read more ]

POWERFUL LIFE LESSONS THAT WE CAN LEARN FROM FLYING ✈️

I was recently reading an article that stated that most commercial airplanes are “off course” over 90% of the time that they are flying. Yet, despite this - we can have incredible confidence that we will land at our expected destination with nearly 100% accuracy. How is this possible? In modern commercial aircraft - planes are equipped with some pretty...[ read more ]

WHAT VOICE ARE YOU LISTENING TO TODAY?

“Our values should be so crystallized in our mind, so infallible, so precise and clear and unassailable, that they don’t feel like a choice – they are simply a definition of who we are in our lives. In those hard moments, we know that we are going to pick what’s right, right now, over what’s easy…” — BRENE BROWN, DARE...[ read more ]

LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES FOR YOUR FAMILY AND WORK THAT YOU CAN FEEL GREAT ABOUT

“The greatest leaders we’ve studied throughout all our research cared as much about values as victory, as much about purpose as profit, as much about being useful as being successful. Their drive and standards are ultimately internal, rising from somewhere deep inside.” — JIM COLLINS, GREAT BY CHOICE I was at a conference recently where a presenter asked the audience...[ read more ]



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