Leading With Courage

Leading With Courage

My off-Broadway debut took place at a school gymnasium in the rocking, junior high version of “The Wiz.” I roared as the Cowardly Lion, the character who feels he isn’t brave enough to play his role as King of the Beasts. Of course, you probably remember the end of...
Focus on What You Love – Right Under Your Nose

Focus on What You Love – Right Under Your Nose

When the big things feel out of control, focus on what you love right under your nose – The Horse There are sources of inspiration and perspective all around us, if we are able to notice them and open to receive them.  Even the stories we’re reading to our...
Calling in Well

Calling in Well

I feel so good I’m going to call in well!  It’s been 20 years, but I still remember these words a colleague would say on sunny days when he wanted to get out to the golf course. He didn’t want sick days, he wanted well days! He believed that golf was essential to his...
Greatness determined by service, generated by love.

Greatness determined by service, generated by love.

I like football, especially LSU football. LSU football and Joe Burrow, this year’s Heisman Trophy winner, have been all over the news and have become the darlings of my beloved home state. Joe Burrow has broken all kinds of records. His personal story is one of...
The Yellow Coat

The Yellow Coat

It was a sweltering early July day. One of those days where you walk outside, the sun is beating down, and the air is dripping with humidity. My mom was in town visiting and we were at an outdoor mall, in the heat, enjoying one the things we love to do together –...