So What’s the Point

So What’s the Point?

What’s the point of setting goals—for any of us? With few exceptions, people who set goals achieve more and better results because they’re focused day and night on the desired outcome. They generate more money—for themselves and their employer. Instead of spending the first part of every day figuring out what they’re going to do, […]

Make It a Game Changer

Make It a Game Changer

Where else but in West Michigan can we experience 10 minutes of heavy snow in early May then close out the month with 12 days of the most glorious summer weather imaginable with everyday temps in the 80s? Suddenly it’s summer!  The weddings, showers, new babies, and vacations we’ve anticipated all winter long are suddenly […]

Staying Viable

Staying Viable

Here I am, three months into my “radical sabbatical.” After eleven years of Executive Coaching aka my best career move ever, and more than 20 years of consulting the time came to tidy up loose ends on the home front, complete overdue projects and take more time to enjoy life. I’m finding the transition to […]

high achiever finishing well

Finishing Well

Some time ago I read an account of a man and his elderly father who traveled cross-country just to spend some precious father-son time together. As they drove west their conversations often turned to family friends the son remembered from his youth—some living, some deceased. The son’s final question to his father about each was […]