Category Archives: Encouragement Corner

Choose to be Inspired

Several years ago I was in a taxi heading to a hotel in New Jersey where I was to be a keynote speaker at a conference. Taxis are often driven by the most intelligent, engaging people if one only chooses … Continue reading

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We Can Safely Say You’re Cured

These words spoken to me on December 3rd by my surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota were both unexpected and stunning. It had been five years since a malignant tumor was discovered on the left side of my … Continue reading

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My Grandson – The Graduate

My vision for my grandson, Evan, has always been huge. First and foremost a golf superstar. We have been golf buddies since he could barely swing a club. His vision is as far reaching as what seems to be the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Give and be Jolly!

Have you noticed that it is the givers who get? How rewards follow service? How the people who make the most memorable impression on us are those that make a difference in our lives? Do you ever reflect on what … Continue reading

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A Story Within The Story

I confess to being a sucker for an inspiring story. There is nothing like being lifted out of the negative noise of the daily news and being made aware that the world is full of people who choose to rise … Continue reading

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Accomplished Women — Interesting Lives

As the father of four daughters I have a significant investment in ensuring they feel fully empowered to fulfill their dreams and goals. I confess to being strongly influenced in this endeavor by the fact that for all of my … Continue reading

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BEING CREAGOUS
What’s your Word for 2014?

A few years ago a fellow team member came up with her own word to describe what was needed during a time of great change and transformation in her personal and professional life. She combined the attributes of being both … Continue reading

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Let’s Thrive in 2014!

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A Quick Solution for a Workday Slump

It’s late April and Mother Nature has a great sense of humor in Minnesota.  Snow is blowing, my meetings are regularly being cancelled because of road conditions and, even though I have coveted the time in my office to “get … Continue reading

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Even Gurus Need A Push

Something happened the other day that blew me away. I received an email from a person who I have sustained correspondence with over several years as he is the author of one of my favorite books. Fundamentally, the book is … Continue reading

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