Category Archives: Self-Awareness

Leadership & Being Real – Being Better and Doing the Right Thing

“Knowing the material Self-Betrayal leads to self-deception and “the box”. When you’re in the box, you can’t focus on results Your influence and success will depend on being out of the box You get out of the box as you … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Management, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Self-Worth, Success and Failure, Trying Again

“You’ve designed a product or written an article or created apiece of art that you want to share with a group of friends.  Sharing something that you’ve created is a vulnerable but essential part of engaged and Wholehearted living.  It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Management, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Vulnerability, Openness, Courage

“During my talk I asked the audience two questions that reveal so much about the many paradoxes that define vulnerability.  First I asked, “How many of you struggle to be vulnerable because you think of vulnerability as weakness?”  Hands shot … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Self-Awareness, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Morality & Fairness, Human Behavior, Right and Wrong

“Some people say that though decent conduct does not mean what pays each particular person at a particular moment, still, it means what pays the human race as a whole; and that consequently there is no mystery about it.  Human … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Religion, Morality, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Myth of Multitasking, Finding Focus, Quality vs. Quantity

“Indeed, excessive stimulation seems to impede learning: a recent study found that people learn better after a quiet stroll through the woods than after a noisy walk down a city street.  Another study, of 38,000 knowledge workers across different sectors, … Continue reading

Posted in Management, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Worldly Needs, Early American Dream, Meriwhether Lewis

“He also wrote occasional pieces for the newspaper. On November 16, 1808, he contributed an essay on “The True Ambitions of an Honest Mind.”  It read, in full: Were I to describe the blessings I desire in life, I would … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Religion, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Introversion – Listening before Speaking – Adding Value Quietly

“A well-know study out of UC Berkeley by organizational behavior professor Philip Tetlock found that television pundits – that is, people who earn their livings by holding forth confidently on the basis of limited information – make worse predictions about … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Management, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Human Heart & The Human Condition – Searching for Answers

“The account of these friends on the Emmaus road is, admittedly, sparse.  We seem to be told only what we need to know.  Yet their discussion, joined by a third man – a stranger – comes to us with singular … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Religion, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Freedom & the Next Steps

“Why am I willing to make sacrifices to cut my costs and increase revenue to be student loan-free in 10 months? To Have Freedom I want to achieve my dream. My long-term goal has always been to own my own business, … Continue reading

Posted in Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Love, Happiness & Strength – Soulmate

“I’ve been a walking heartache I’ve made a mess of me The person that I’ve been lately Ain’t who I wanna be But you stay here right beside me Watch as the storm goes through And I need you God … Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Religion, Love, Self-Awareness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment