Archive for the Inspiration Category


Are you a blessing in the lives of others?

On Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., we often think more than usual about the blessings in our lives.  I’ve seen many friends and colleagues posting this week on Facebook about how they went around the dinner table and asked everyone to share what they are grateful for. But have you ever stopped to think about […]

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Thoughtful Thursday: Reinvention of Life

The video below and the series of podcasts, blog posts, and articles available on this webpage from the public radio show “On Being” are great examples to me of how the reinvention of life is beginning to take place. We’re used to hearing about Detroit as a symbol of economic collapse, but Grace Lee Boggs, a 96-year-old Chinese-American Activist, and other community […]

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Thoughtful Thursdays: Drive Innovation!

This slideshow pairs powerful, clean, simple images with one clear headline on each slide.  The message:  Get on the right side of innovation! 7 Ways to Dramatically Advance Your Career from Bruce Kasanoff Many people think of innovation as being responsible for businesses closing and jobs being lost.  For example, the innovations offered by Netflix eventually […]

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Tuesday Tool Time: 13 Special Reports!

I’m going to stretch the definition of “tool” a bit today and tell you about a free report giveaway organized by my friend and JV partner, Rick Cooper. Rick regularly shares great articles and other information from various experts on one of his websites.  Recently he set up this special giveaway and invited 12 experts to […]

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