Category Archives: Choice

The Best Things in Life are Free

If ever there is an awesome place to go mountain biking, DuPont State Forest south of Asheville, NC is it! With sunshine and blue skies beckoning, my husband and I recently grabbed our water bottles, strapped the bikes on the … Read More

WHERE IS THE CG?

WHERE IS THE CG? The Leadership Challenge of Finding Balance There are lots of critical numbers in aviation; airspeed, stall speed, never exceed speed, magnetic headings, engine temperatures…there are hundreds of numerical indicators that keep planes and passengers aloft and … Read More

Start your day with this Simple but powerful Reminder of Choice by the late John O’Donohue

THE ART OF DEVELOPING A BEAUTIFUL MIND John O’Donohue The world is not simply there. Everything and everyone we see, we view through the lenses of our thoughts. Your mind is where your thoughts arise and form. It is not … Read More

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The Sweet Salve of Success

A leadership trait that can be very valuable in the face of challenge and disappointment is the belief that everything happens for a reason. That is not to suggest that you adopt a nonchalant, do nothing attitude in the face … Read More

PRIVATE GAIN AT PUBLIC EXPENSE

The story continues. Banks and investment firms put their own interests and wealth accumulation  before the needs of their clients and customers. Despite public outrage at the reckless and self serving behavior that has unfortunately come to characterize many at … Read More

POSSIBILITY = YOUR INNER FIGHTER PILOT

Make possibility your perspective Betty Shotton LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP Market volatility, regulatory and political change, prolonged financial stress, stubborn personnel issues – these are facts of life for a leader in today’s economic and business climates.

A JOURNEY TO EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP

A SEVEN MINUTE VIDEO EVERY LEADER SHOULD WATCH Make sure to watch it full screen by clicking on the bottom right corner.

THE PERFECT LEADER ?

THE PERFECT LEADER? When I was researching current leaders that exemplified the attributes I was writing about for LIFTOFF LEADERSHIP, I repeatedly ran into a dilemma. It seemed that just as soon as I had found a great example of … Read More

Leadership’s Role in Shaping Our Future

Balance is a universal law and when extremes are reached, forces will appear to level the playing field whether those fields are financial systems, governments, societies, or the environment. We are witnessing pervasive imbalances in all corners of society worldwide and … Read More

Three Attributes to Overcome Fear and Move through Setbacks

I watched President Obama’s TV address this afternoon and was gratified to hear him cite the important role of values in the conduct and character of our elected officials, in our men and women who serve in the military and … Read More