Tag Archives: not business as usual

HOPE

I’ll bet you know exactly what the term ‘off-Broadway’ means. No? It refers to the theatres one over from the main streets on which the Broadway extravaganzas are played. The program directors of the ‘off-Broadway’ sites have to work harder to bring in the foot traffic to put bums in the seats, yet the talent […]

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HO’OPONOPONO

It was during that course that I learned a fantastic technique for forgiveness. Forgiveness is an underrated characteristic we humans could learn to cultivate much more. It has nothing to do with religion or self-sacrificing beliefs. It has everything to do with making peace, finding closure, or removing the bones of contention we needlessly hold […]

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Maybe It’s Maybelline

If you are of a certain age, you’ll remember the commercial ditty, “Maybe it’s Maybelline.” The whole point was, if you met a womena who looked mighty fine, maybe it really had something to do with her makeup. (Sexist and demeaning? Yes. And so NOT today’s topic) I was reminded of that ditty the other […]

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What Kind of Leadership?

Warning. This opinion piece is a rant.    Brene Brown is wrong to advocate her brand of vulnerability for senior organizational leaders. In the eyes of their team, customers, and shareholders, following this woman’s ideas sets every senior leader up for failure.   Vulnerability means ‘the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility […]

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