Three Paths to Wisdom

The Chinese philosopher Confucius once said, “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” This quote perfectly sums up what my new book “A Test for Our Time: Crisis Leadership in the Next Normal” is all … Read more

Embrace the Suck!

It was an absolute delight to connect with Michael Gingerich and Tom Kaden, the two wonderful hosts of “Someone To Tell It To.” I am so thankful for our mutual friend Brian Duke for introducing us. I truly valued hearing about their spiritual paths and their faith journeys, just as much as I enjoyed sharing my own. It was a … Read more

Change is Permanent. So What Do We Do?

Monday Morning Motivations

I used to think that things were meant to be permanent and change was just temporary. Now I know that change is permanent and things are temporary. Then came three years of the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stark reminder of the impermanence of life and how quickly things can change. We have … Read more