Mother's day is around the corner. Also, today is my mother’s birthday. She would have been 85, but I lost her when she was only 72. What I have not lost are the lessons she taught me, both with her words and her example. I’m sharing with you today a few of those lessons. Continue reading »
May 1 is a non-working national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries. Ironically, although this celebration of working-class solidarity originated in the U.S labor movement in the United States and soon spread around the world, it never earned official recognition in this country. May 1 is rarely recognized where it began. . . Continue reading »
Here in the northern hemisphere Spring seems to be finally starting. Things in front on the house are starting to grow. Trees show their tender buds and leaves. Tulips spread their color. I love this time of year.
The awakening of Spring brought to my mind a quote by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. . . Continue reading »
Your brain likes surprises. Curiosity is rewarding in itself. Exploring a different way to do something is exciting. Starting a new project you are not totally sure how will turn out is invigorating. Those Eureka moments that come with innovation are very rewarding because they usually come as surprises when we least expected them. Continue reading »
Tragedies make us feel vulnerable and fearful, straining our ability to cope. Once again, in a flash, sick hate, a horrible cowardly act makes everything change.
But our vulnerability can teach us to stand together with courage. Sharing compassion and love in times of tragedy can unite us as one.
Change is really not that difficult if you remember that your people are the ones that will need to implement any change. Use your energy to invite, involve, inquire, and implement! Continue reading »