Paying it forward… yet again

I’m pretty sure I’ve written about “paying it forward” previously… didn’t really want to bring it up but then… I just might. You know why? Because it’s a gift that just never stops giving. I was stuck at a parking gate last night and I didn’t have cash (who carries it anyway? Apparently, it’s wise […]


I’ve got them. You’ve got them too. They’ve got it too! Yet, it isn’t something we would like to be associated with. At least not willingly. I had a conversation with my coach around this sense of overwhelm that I’ve been experiencing for the past few days. I realized that I was overwhelmed primarily because I […]


Woke up this morning with an urge to do something radical. So, I took pictures of my iPhones (an X and a 7, my backup phone) and put it online for someone to buy. They snapped them up within 30 minutes. Both are gone! And I literally feel like a stranger in a strange land… […]

The dark side of leadership

Leadership is a trait. And like all traits, it has a “light side” and a “dark side” with it. If you thought the force-talk was just limited to the Star Wars franchise. You’d be so wrong! Speaking of which… in Star Wars The light side of the Force was an aspect of the Force aligned with calmness and […]

Absentee leadership

The most destructive form of leadership is the one that’s barely detected. That’s because these leaders specialize in flying under the radar by not pursuing anything that catches anyone’s attention. In other words, they just freaking don’t do anything. If you’ve ever been concerned about the things that your bosses didn’t do… you probably have […]

The failure loop

Won’t be training today and tomorrow. Backing off a little from what was a hectic week — physically, mentally and emotionally. It really was one of “those” weeks where everything seemed to be working against you. And although I was able to tackle one challenge after the other, I was apprehensive about failing one of […]