Help Others … Help Yourself

Students are graduating from high school, and many of them are about to set out on the adventure of a lifetime – college. Although it was many years ago, I can remember my first year of college as if it were yesterday. I remember being so excited to depart my comfortable state of Ohio to…

3 Ways to Create a Healthy Culture

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After our daughter returned from a recent dining etiquette class, we asked her to debrief us. We really wanted to know what we didn’t know on this topic. She shared with me some new learnings. For example, how do you remember how to properly set a table? The utensils on the right have 5 letters…

Hope

The past doesn’t have a future, but you do. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also learn from the wisdom of more than…

Attitude

The right attitude is the root to success. It enables us to stand strong and prevail. Stunning photography and inspirational quotes are combined in The Nature of Excellence 88-page, coffee-table-size ($14.95) or gift size ($7.95) book. Through the twin lens of insight and imagery, you’ll discover the natural excellence that surrounds us. You will also…

Cultivating Healthy Leadership

Healthy growth starts with the leader, but it’s not about the leader. Leadership matters today more than ever. Leadership matters when your business is improving and when it is declining. Leadership matters in an up economy and in a down economy. Leadership matters when you are in the board room and when you are in…

Assume the Best

It is a common design principle to build systems and plans for the norm instead of for the exception. So why not design your mindset the same way? To embrace a positive coaching mindset, assume the best of others. If you choose to protect yourself from disappointment by always thinking the worst, you have also…

Your Mindset – Your Mirror

The world reflects your view of it.Change the way you look at things, and things will change the way they look.Your mindset matters!  “Lee and Julie deliver powerful lessons with simple, concise language. As inspirational as it is practical. A vital tool for leaders at any career stage. An extraordinary book!” - Dr. Marshall Goldsmith,…

The Power of One

"One" is the first note in orchestrating your attitude. Contrary to the lyrics from a classic rock song, one is not the loneliest number. It’s the most important one! You can harness your power of one if you simply: catch one negative thought and turn it into a positive one,think of one thing for which…

3 Small Words to Change Your World

Healthy Leaders intentionally use their words to get the best from themselves and others. They carefully choose words to reframe daily events.  For example, they convert these typical statements into more growth-oriented, empowering ones by using "yet", "get" and "for": I do not know how to market this new product. vs. I do not know how to market…

Who’s Your B.E.S.T. Team?

The strength of our relationships is perhaps the greatest measure of the quality of our lives. It is also a key predictor of our sense of internal joy and contentment. Our relationships should be the place where we act our best and give our best. Strong relationships are built on two-way streets – they must…