Inspiration

Setting Healthy Boundaries

  Air conditioning. Powered flight. Radio broadcasting. Washing machines. Assembly lines. Affordable motor cars. What do these game-changing innovations have in common? They were all invented between 1902 and 1910. That’s less than a decade after the director of U.S. Patents and Trademarks declared that his agency was obsolete. In 1902, Commissioner Charles Duell is…

Read More

Lessons from a Frontlines Leader

He didn’t enter this world with a royal pedigree. He was born in Harlem. His parents were Jamaican immigrants. He grew up on the rough streets of South Bronx. He got into mischief. Skipped school. His grades were average at best. He worked at a bottling plant. Then he joined the Army. In the crucible…

Read More

Are you an encourager or a critic?

Are you an encourager or a critic? Born in Hawaii, Bethany Hamilton was surfing by age seven. As a teen, she was on her way to becoming an elite champion. Then in 2003, a shark bit off her entire left arm. Most people would have quit. But not Bethany — or her biggest supporters. Her…

Read More