Sacrificing for the Bottom Line

I’ve held many positions within organizations – manager, customer service front-line, running an owner’s million dollar business, project manager, contractor, and employee left to my own devices. Every once in a while this quote from Werner Erhard comes into my consciousness:

Moving From Fear into Action and Engagement

At one point a few years ago, people who fear public speaking were coming into my awareness.  I can remember back when I had that same fear but was cured of it when the meeting-script binder was grabbed from my hands and literally tossed into the group by my trainer.  The group loved it andContinue reading “Moving From Fear into Action and Engagement”

Finding Your Humanity in Times of Stressful and Uncertain World Politics

When it comes to the topic of transformation, Werner Erhard is my go-to person.  I recently watched a video on compassion with Werner and Dr. Jim Doty, one of the world’s leading neurosurgeons.  I found it extremely beneficial in that I learned we, as humans, are hard-wired to care, it’s our default state and it’sContinue reading “Finding Your Humanity in Times of Stressful and Uncertain World Politics”

Creating a Future of Possibility

Imagine what life would be like without judgment. As far as I can tell, judgment is pervasive and automatic: we do it without realizing. We judge ourselves and we judge others. We have opinions and we make comparisons. Our brain does this in split seconds and before we know it, our opinion or judgment isContinue reading “Creating a Future of Possibility”

How to Increase Your Life Force and Vitality by Paying Attention to Your Words

Our words contribute to healthy living and are just as important to us as good nutrition and exercise.  Our words are powerful and carry weight.  If we’re not careful, continually being casual with our word and promises may lead to unconscious feelings of guilt, unworthiness, self-blame and depression.  Sound severe?  Over time, this negatively effectsContinue reading “How to Increase Your Life Force and Vitality by Paying Attention to Your Words”

Authenticity: Being True to Yourself

I hear the word “authentic” a lot.  It’s one of those words that have an assumed meaning, like one we can almost pull out of our heads to describe.  I wanted to focus on this word specifically and apply it to my own life.  I wanted to know if I was being authentic.  Being genuineContinue reading “Authenticity: Being True to Yourself”