"It's policy," is something that is thrown around by leaders of organizations and the people that follow them. In school, children are taught to follow the rules and to not question those in authority. At home, when our children question "why," we tell them, "because I said so." At work, supervisors will say, "I know.... Continue Reading →
My body, my choice? Vaccine mandates and creation of a new discriminated class
Dividing a people has always been a tactic to gain control. How does the COVID-19 pandemic relate to that? Are those who don't want to get vaccinated or wear masks really that crazy? Read on for concrete scientific data and discussion on the COVID risk, natural immunity, vaccine mandates, mask mandates, and shutdowns.
Mission, a fundamental tool for achievement
Outdoor survival is an interest and hobby of mine. What has kept me so intrigued with the untamed wilderness is that there is no better place to experience and learn about life in its most raw form. The lessons that the sometimes harsh and unforgiving wilderness teach, if not applied correctly, are literally the difference... Continue Reading →
Hated, put-down, ridiculed…and INCREDIBLE
In my travels and countless interactions, one common theme with people is a desire to be liked and accepted. If that seems too far out of reach for some, avoiding hate and personal attacks might be good enough. Today, there are more ways to connect and build, or in contrast, alienate and hurt people than... Continue Reading →
Happiness: A Conscious Choice
How many times have we found ourselves reeling from what life throws our way? It is so easy to fall into a struggling mindset or a victim mentality, saying things to ourselves things like, “if only that didn’t happen,” or “if they would just get it and understand what I have to deal with.” Well,... Continue Reading →
Are you happy? An approach to strength-based leadership
“Are you happy?” Whether it is in the workplace, home, school, or some other social setting, that simple question can open up the doors to the essence of where you, a friend or a colleague are right now. “Yes, but…," "I will be when,” or any answer different from “yes,” opens up the door to... Continue Reading →
As my 17 year old daughter finishes her final year of high school and excitement with discussion around colleges occur, I’m confronted with a frightening statistic: One in 4 women are sexually assaulted during their college years I won't be there to protect my daughter throughout her college experience, which can be hard for a... Continue Reading →
Mindfulness & business interaction
Betsy noticed change as the physician’s brow dropped slightly, as she discussed the life-saving qualities of the medication she spoke to the Cardiologist about. “Something seems to be on your mind. May I ask what your thoughts are about what we just discussed?” The physician looked at the stack of patient charts on his desk,... Continue Reading →
Living Intentionally…every day is a good day!
During an interview I conducted for an open sales position, I asked, “what is it that separates you from others that do the same job?” The candidate stated, “Every day is a good day.” He went on to tell me about fighting for his life with cancer and how that changed his entire perspective. I... Continue Reading →