Celebrate Your Gift

December 21, 2014

  Each year at this gift-giving time, I am reminded that we all have natural gifts. Our challenge is to notice our strengths and work to enhance them. In my Vistage work, and as a leadership coach,  I refer to this as discovering and working in our genius. While personal growth and development are part of living a full … Read More

When The Obvious, Isn't Obvious…

December 14, 2014

  Simplify, simplify… These are the watch words of our world today. The more complex our society has become the more is written on the benefits of simplification. And, I have begun to wonder if the complexity of our society is also leading us to forget to look for simple solutions when things aren’t working right. The … Read More

What If You Can't Change What Is?

December 7, 2014

  This blog is for those of us who seek to change injustice. What if we just found a workaround? Outrageous? Perhaps not. Some things that we perceive as wrong speak to the fabric of our soul, most of these fall into the category of social injustice. But, I am not talking about those issues. What I … Read More

Today Is Giving Tuesday

December 2, 2014

  Today, on Giving Tuesday, nonprofits, families, businesses and students around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Here in Illinois, Donors Forum, led by Eric Weinheimer (former member and friend of Vistage), is coordinating this initiative. They have one bold goal: #ILGIVEBIG, $12 million raised by Illinois nonprofits … Read More