This is part 5 of an 8-part series focusing on Marc Lesser’s latest book, Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader. If you missed part 1-4, check them out here.
This is part 4 of an 8-part series focusing on Marc Lesser’s latest book, Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader. If you missed part 1-3, check them out here. We left off the last two week talking about doing and loving the work. We learned that the “work” is cultivating our mindfulness and our context is leadership.… Continue reading Don’t Be an Expert. Let’s Embrace the Paradox
This is part 3 of an 8-part series focusing on Marc Lesser’s latest book, Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader. If you missed part 1 or 2, check them out here.
I’ve written before about transitions in parenting. And still, as my boys are turning a corner from kids to young adults, it’s been fascinating watching them develop their own interests and desires. All of a sudden they are making their own meals, decisions, and developing habits outside my direct control. Their growth is so rapid… Continue reading Book Recommendation – The Awakened Family
Wrote this several months ago, but forgot to post it. Hope you like it. The first time I read Tim O’Brien’s Going After Cacciato I was sitting on the roof-top terrace of the Rex Hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was dark, I was 22, sipping a gin and tonic, and listening… Continue reading Re-Reading on the Road
I rediscovered Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance recently due to a triangulation of events. I turned 40 which is the age of the father in the story, at work I had to pick a T-shirt with my favorite book on the front, and finally, in the last few years, I have spent a… Continue reading Let the Reading Path Circle Back
I was just out of high school when I read my first John Wooden book. His simple beginnings and the clarity he provides through his Pyramid of Success consistently stick with me more than any other definition of success. “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made… Continue reading Inch and Miles – Book Recommendation