Ask Yourself Powerful Questions

One of my favorite leadership blogs is Jesse Lyn Stoner’s.  Her blog has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Leadership blogs.  She is smart, thoughtful, and insightful.  Since her focus is on vision and I conduct vision-based planning, I always learn something from reading her blog. A recent post about powerful questions caught… [Continue Reading]

Are you a workaholic?

We often use the word “workaholic” to describe someone who is committed to work by probably working too much.  But I had not thought of it as a disease.  Recently, I was reading the book The Power of Full Engagement:  Managing Energy, Not Time Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Jim… [Continue Reading]

Happy Birthday Gloria!

It is hard to believe, but Gloria Steinem just turned 81!   Happy Birthday Gloria! Regardless if you believe in her causes, her commitment to remain an activist for what she believes is admirable.  Currently, I am working on a task force trying to get more women in Iowa in senior leadership positions and on boards… [Continue Reading]

A Nice Legacy Story

How do you wish to be remembered? Legacy work is an important part of sage-ing and we usually think about legacy at the end of life.  But legacy thinking is forward thinking.  When we think about the impact we are having on others on a daily basis, I believe we will more careful about what… [Continue Reading]