Mistakes — calamities or teachable moments

There seems to be a great deal of energy and anxiety around the issue of “mistakes.” I have noticed that we often judge ourselves...

Criticism and compliments, flip sides of the same coin

A few years ago a colleague and I were attending a workshop in Toronto and in the course of the conversation the subject of...

Forgiveness — what does it really mean?

When I think about forgiveness I tend to think of the old adage, “forgive and forget.” In my mind, unless I could forget the...

Keeping your calm

What we experience as chaos varies from one person to the next. For one person, the most minor change in schedule or in environment...

Having the power to make changes

It’s an interesting phenomenon that the bar is being raised in human achievement and the development of our enormous potential. In the field of athletics,...