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December 22, 2019

The Second Mountain, by David Brooks

New York Times columnist and author David Brooks believes that if you want to live in moral joy (deeper than happiness) you need to stop climbing the first mountain of ego, career and accomplishments and start a more profound journey...

November 30, 2019



According to executive and leadership coach, Marshall Goldsmith, a flaw in your interpersonal behavior is keeping you from reaching your highest potential inside of your organization.  After decades of coaching, Goldsmith explains the 20 bad habits that he has encoun...

October 10, 2019

Dark Horse

By Todd Rose

Introduction:  Breaking the Mold.

There is a term for those who triumph against the odds.  For winners nobody saw coming, they are called dark horses.  Seventy-four percent of the people surveyed said that society’s definition of success was someo...

September 16, 2019

In my role as a dietitian, I meet a wide variety of patients at work. I learn something from every patient I see, but, occasionally, I am fortunate to benefit from the wisdom of someone who has found the perfect balance of health, happiness, peace and personal success....

September 1, 2019

Since I started my own business in 2016, it seems like I have read more leadership and management books than during my 25-years of public service in the Air Force and State Department. I look at my nightstand with upcoming books that I’m going to read and there is more...

Those of our fellow globetrotters out there know that, in many countries, our U.S. dollar opens the door to accommodations, restaurants and spas that may be out of reach on our native soil. But does exposure to the "high life" so to speak, prevent kids from enjoying th...

July 10, 2019

CBS News Analyst Jill Schlesinger’s book, The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money: 13 Ways To Right Your Financial Wrongs is an excellent guide to prevent and correct common financial mistakes made by even the wisest among us. Before becoming a journalist, Jil...

July 1, 2019

In 1996 as young Special Ops MH-53J helicopter pilot in the Air Force I remember really enjoying reading Thomas J. Stanley’s book, The Millionaire Next Door. Fast forward 23 years later: I just finished reading The Next Millionaire Next Door written by Thomas Stanley’s...