Why You Need a Drum Set

When our oldest son was a toddler, and grandparents asked whether we would like to get a mini drum set for him, we replied: “Yes, but only if we can

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Familiarity Without Contempt

Our youngest son is usually my buddy for the occasional “star walks”: we stroll through the park after dark, chat about life, look up at the stars to see which

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Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and the Human Intuition

Hello! How is your 2018 going so far? What is the best thing that happened to you (or that you made happen) in 2018 up to date? What are you

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What will 2018 bring? (Or How to Be Your Own “Psychic”)

(There is some magic I would love for us to do together; please, see the fire-breathing dragon at the end.) I learned from Martha Beck that there are three types

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5 Gift Ideas for a Person Who Has “Everything”

(There is some magic I would love for us to do together; see the fire-breathing dragon at the end.) How do you choose a gift for a person who seems

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Have an Interesting Life

Thanksgiving time is a mixed bag. Culturally, this holiday prompts us to think of the positive things in our lives to be thankful for. Well, what if you’re not “feeling

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Find a Way Despite Uncertainty

Whether you are ready to acknowledge it or not, you’re a wayfifnder. You’re responsible for people in your family, for colleagues on your team, for your clients, and you don’t

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Time to Catch Up

I know you’ve been through a lot this summer. I was privileged to hear many of your collective stories. As a group… You’ve traveled. You’ve worked more while your kids

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Spacing Out vs. Being Present

Being present is a prominent theme these days in most workshops on leadership, parenting, and personal development. I’m all for being present, as it can improve your life dramatically, because

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Will You Be Missed?

I was just listening to TED Radio Hour podcast on Disruptive Leadership (super insightful line-up of conversations in that program is a “must listen”). One of the presenters, Seth Godin,

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