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Give Yourself Permission to Embrace Life’s Mysteries

“The hearts of little children are pure; therefore, The Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.”                                                                                                               –Black Elk I am in the process of writing a talk, “Embracing the Great Mysterious—Change.”  The “Great Mysterious” is … Continue reading

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9-11 – The Day the Line Between Good and Evil Was Drawn

One month after  9-11, I wrote a letter to friends about the attack. The letter appears in my book Humanity at Work: Encouraging Spirit, Achievement and Truth to Flourish in the Workplace (Chapel Hill Press 2008).  It is re-printed below. … Continue reading

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More on the Heroes Among Us!

           In my Memorial Day message I reflected on our revered heroes in uniform. Let me now focus on the heroes among us.          Recently I spoke at a Toastmasters meeting that had as its theme, “The Hero in All … Continue reading

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Comprehending the Incomprehensible

Did you watch the Kentucky Derby? I love watching thoroughbreds run! When filmed in slow motion there is a point in their gait when all four of hooves are off the ground. A thousand pound animal that is flying, literally, … Continue reading

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Remembering the Families of 9/11

Upon learning of the death of Osama Bin Laden, my thoughts turned to the victims of 9/11 and their families. For those of you who have not read my book Humanity at Work: Encouraging Truth, Achievement and Spirit to Flourish … Continue reading

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Expand Your Inventory of Powerful Teachings

Recently upon completing a talk on leadership, I was asked how do we go about selecting a mentor.   I replied that having a mentor to help guide your life decisions is indeed a powerful tool. To me an essential requirement … Continue reading

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The Executive Mindset – Pivot Point Group Interviews Sandy Costa

Q&A with Sandy Costa by The Pivot Point Group Former President and COO of Quintiles Transnational Corp. Sandy Costa shares his views on the executive mindset. As president and chief operating officer of Quintiles Transnational Corp. Sandy Costa was responsible … Continue reading

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