“As I walked…toward the gate …I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”

birds fly over the open gate

… Nelson Mandela As a leader, do you sometimes wonder what “prisons” you are in?  Or have you wondered what “prisons” you may have inadvertently created for your team members? Bitterness and hatred shows up frequently in the workplace, disguised as gossip and criticism of the leader, another team member, other departments or company policies,…

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Happy holidays and best wishes for a peaceful and authentic New Year! ~ Cindy  

“If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you. If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you.”


….Jim Rohn (author, influential thinker and outstanding entrepreneur). Are you a life long learner?  Of yourself? Your motives? Your business? Your influence?  Your leadership?  Do you commit yourself to lifelong development as a leader? My trusted business partners often observe that I am “up to learning”….constantly.  Not that I am an academic.  No sir!  I…

“Candor is kind; uncertainty is cruel. Candor is kind because it generates clarity.”


“Everyone wants to know where they stand.” …Jack Welch. Do you know where you stand with yourself?  Have you learned to receive feedback?  Have you increased your self-awareness by asking for the gift of feedback?  Are you ready to give feedback in order to help someone know where they stand? If you answered affirmatively, you…