Peabody Award Winner, Fred McFeely Rogers, has been lauded for cinching the $20 million funding for public television. What is less discussed is what it was about his testimony that won the day. Here is what can be learned from this crucial 6-minute speech that gave the committee leader “goosebumps for the first time in two days.”Read More THE 6-MINUTE $20 MILLION SPEECH
It is no longer adequate for leaders to simply know what each team member does. Knowing the assigned tasks and job titles is not enough, especially as it relates to high-performers. Regardless of industry or organizational type the most effective manager understands the why behind the do. Focusing on this connects leadership with key elements […]Read More THE 5 QUESTIONS THAT CAN LEAD TO A 29% INCREASE IN YOUR BOTTOM LINE
The apple is made up of the peel, flesh, core, seeds, stem, and leaves. But the seeds deceive. As delicious as it was, you could plant that apple’s seed, thoroughly expecting the same juicy, tasty apple. But what you’ll get is some mutation of that apple, completely unrecognizable and sometimes tasteless.1 No aspect of it will be the same. That’s because an apple grows from a pollinated blossom. Who knows how many other types of blossom dust got caught up in the mix?Read More APPLETUDE: Why the Law of Attraction Isn’t Working (and What to Do About It)
Linda is the award-winning author of the best-seller, Whose Apple is it, Anyway! (Empowering Purpose to Achieve Your God-Ordained Destiny) and Too True to Tell (Why What We Don’t Say is Leading Us Down the Path of Stolen Vision).
All of those stellar accomplishments, however, belied decades of turmoil in her personal life. Linda is a survivor of sexual assault, domestic violence, homelessness, and a 17-year marriage to a man later convicted as a rapist. She knows, from experience, the courage it takes to face down the past; and she is living proof that, as she often says, “A lifetime of change is empowered by a single act of courage.”
Why hire a coach? Here’s Why.Read More Why Hire a Personal or Professional Life Coach (Infographic)
Alan Paton, author of Cry, The Beloved Country, Too Late the Phalarope, and founder of the Liberal Party of South Africa, died embracing a dream he would not see. His beyond-lip-service legacy might have fallen short of realization, as is so well described in an open letter from Anne Hopkins-Patton who, in the aftermath of a […]Read More Don’t Fire the Gardener: A Widow’s Wounds
I was determined to remain silent on the issues surrounding the violence affecting the lives of every American. It was a recent challenge by a fellow social worker that pushed me past that comfort zone. This is the result.Read More On the Matter of Fear