Tag: life

Structured: Reaping the Benefits of a Well-Defined Plan

In the Lumina work I do with teams, leaders and individuals, we look at 24 personality qualities. These are qualities that are a part of everyone’s personality. Qualities like “logical,” “cautious,” “spontaneous,” “sociable,” and others.  We each have all of these qualities, they are all in our capacity with different preferences, which makes us the complex, unique individuals we are.…

Becoming a Black Belt in Empathy

Most of us recognize a “black belt” as a symbol of personal mastery in a particular skill – karate or Six Sigma or some other discipline. This got me thinking. Since it’s been said that empathy is the most important skill for the 21st Century, why not aspire to achieving a black belt in empathy? I did some research on…

With Relationships that Matter—Grace Bats Last

Last week I was having an early cup of coffee with a fellow LIFT (Literacy Instructions For Texas) board member and we got to talking about how – in life – there are situations where, as much as you might feel otherwise, you just have to graciously take a step back and be the one responsible for determining how the…

Laws of The Land

There are certain fundamental truths/laws of the land that mean the same thing wherever you find gravity. These laws do not edit for good or bad. You can’t change these laws…they however can change you. 1) The law of income: Says you will be paid in direct proportion to the value you deliver according to the marketplace. I found this…