Change / Character / Coaching & Mentoring / Community / Empowerment / Inspirational / Integrity / Responsibility / Success / Uncategorized / Work/Life Balance

#Simplicity and #Saving the #World

A man walking on the beach saw a child reaching down to pick up small objects and then throwing them into the ocean. He called out “Good morning! May I ask what it is that you are doing?”  The child looked up and replied “Throwing starfish into the ocean.” “I must ask, then, why are … Continue reading

Character / Community / Decision Making / Inspirational / Integrity / Leadership / Mission, Goals & Objectives / Storytelling / Youth

Five Leadership Lessons from The Christmas Story

There are many lessons to be learned from the great holiday movie, The Christmas Story.   We know that you will shoot your eye out if you are not careful and that not all things worshiped are truly golden.  But amid the many nostalgic and humorous romps and bounces of this classic, there are a … Continue reading

Character / Community / Diversity / Empowerment / Inspirational / Integrity / Leadership

The Amazing Aung San Suu Kyi

“It is not power that corrupts, but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it  and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.” Aung San Suu Kyi On Wednesday, September 19, Myanmar opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was presented with Congress’ … Continue reading

Character / Integrity / Research

Testing Character

From Scientific American By Gareth Cook | Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | Author David DeSteno Image: Andre H. Mehta  What can science reveal about our “character” — that core of good, or evil, that shapes our moral behavior? The answer, according to a new book, is that there may not be much of a core, after … Continue reading