The Power of Perspective is Motivation Enough

Power of Perspective on Magnolia Blooms

A recent exercise in changing perspective got me thinking about both the power in and the motivation for changing perspective. I sing in the Greater Harmony Chorus (, a member of Sweet Adelines International ( At my last chorus rehearsal, we were asked by the Director to use our cell phone to record ourselves as…

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The Power of Head and Heart to Affect Change

Head and Heart to Catalyze Change

Head and heart is a powerful combination to affect positive change. When I first saw my good friend Andrew Winston give a keynote address on the topic of sustainability, I was struck by the equally strong intellectual and passionate elements of his speaking style. His message energized me and I am still working on what…

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Getting Beyond Limited Thinking for Great Results

Limited Thinking is Limiting

This post examines getting beyong limited thinking for great results and was inspired by the keynote I delivered at the National Biodiesel Board’s annual meeting last month ( Just like limited thinking can get you in trouble on Valentine’s Day with the one you love, limited thinking can be a problem for focus and lead…

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