Asking the Waves

I just returned from a lovely vacation with my family in Turtle Bay on the North Shore of Oahu. It’s the same place I lead my retreats every year. On my last day I took my walk and watched this sunrise. Pictures never do anything the kind of justice they...
How to Rally

How to Rally

It wasn’t expected. You didn’t see it coming. It knocked you on your ass.   You need to sit for a minute. Take it in. Figure out if anything is really injured. Take notice of where it hurts. Understand the pain. Acknowledge it. See it. Feel it. Don’t hide from...
If It’s Not a Hell-Yes… Move Along

If It’s Not a Hell-Yes… Move Along

We are over-committing and under delivering. It’s so common and ingrained in our work and life that we don’t even see it anymore. And we don’t have anyone to hold accountable for that other than ourselves. Far too many yes’s are being said each...
Being in a Hurry

Being in a Hurry

When we’re in a hurry. We miss stuff. Sometimes important stuff. We forget our keys. Leave our laptop behind… maybe a passport. Little things we’d never think we’d forget, get forgotten. Because when we tell ourselves to hurry, we only focus on...
Becoming

Becoming

There’s a huge difference between doing something and becoming someone. We get married, but we must become a partner. We have a baby, but we must become a parent. We build the business, but we must become a leader. Doing the thing… doesn’t make us...
Oops… Your Priorities are Showing!

Oops… Your Priorities are Showing!

Hey. I see you. I see how you say one thing and then do another. What you really want… what you really value… what your real priorities are… Are showing: – In the texts you do (or don’t) respond to – In the phone calls you do (or...