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“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.”

Harvey S. Firestone

Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You – Dr. Seuss

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Tuesday Tidbit on Using Your Authentic Voice

I had a terrific experience last week attending the Extreme Leadership Certification program presented by author Steve Farber in San Diego. On the first day, we heard the full program as participants with Steve and master facilitator Dianne Kenny, presenting. The next... read more

BFP Moment: Let Your Spirit Fly

Here’s a quick inspiration to start your week! Consider sharing it with others, adding a comment about why you are inspired. How do you let your spirit fly? Photo taken at Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, August... read more

Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day. -Henry Drummond

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Reflection on Days 41-50 of #100HappyDaysForEl2015

Last week, three people told me how much they enjoy my daily happiness photo. It reminds them, in the craziness of their day, to take notice of the little things that make them happy. What about you? Are you noticing the little joys throughout your day? What makes you... read more

Tuesday Tidbit: Extreme Leader edition

I am privileged this week to spend four days in training with author Steve Farber. His Extreme Leadership Certification program explores the four principles of LEAP (have you read The Radical Leap yet?) and how to apply them to both personal and professional... read more

Book Review: You Win In The Locker Room First

You Win In The Locker Room First, The 7 C’s to Build a Winning Team in Business, Sports and Life; co-authored by Jon Gordon and Mike Smith, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., September, 2015. Can the coaching skills needed to win a Super Bowl translate to... read more

BFP Moment: Welcome Autumn!

Here’s a quick inspiration to start your week! Consider sharing it with others, adding a comment about why you are inspired. The arrival of Autumn this week also means the fourth quarter of the year is near. Hard to believe, right? Are you on target for meeting your... read more

About Me

I always try to see the upside of life, filtering everything through my positive attitude. Whether dealing with everyday life or elevating emerging leaders, we can learn from the past, must live fully in the present and be ready for an exciting future. Join me on the journey.

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Book Review: Six Months To Live

Book Review: Six Months To Live

Six Months To Live, Learning From a Young Man With Cancer, written by Daniel Hallock, published by Plough Publishing House, 2015. Imagine being twenty-two year old Matt Gauger and learning that you have six months to live. Now, imagine how your family and friends... read more

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Tuesday Tidbit: Happy Customer Service Week!

For about twelve years I had the privilege of leading a committed team of up to 300 customer service professionals. Celebrating them during customer service week – this first week of October – was always a fun, corporate-wide event, honoring both internal...