Why Is “The Joker” So Fascinating?

As we all know, there have been a lot of Batman movies over the years. (NOTE: At the time of this post, Joaquin Phoenix had JUST won the Academy Award the previous evening) A long time ago, Jack Nicholson played the part of The Joker.  I thought he did a great job. It...

The Second “Coming Of Age”

We’ve all seen those very poignant “coming of age” movies… Pretty in Pink comes to mind… Breakfast Club was another… Most people connect with them because we’ve all been teenagers and experienced that angst that’s an integral part of the journey through those years....

What You Think Is Who You Are

A little psychology for you today… This article was triggered by a quote I read the other day, and it pretty much sums up much of my belief system. Here it is… “Human beings always act, feel, and perform in accordance with what they imagine to be true about themselves...

Being Unstoppable

When we think of someone being unstoppable, we conjure up images of a Hollywood movie like “Terminator”. Arnold’s character is unstoppable. In the real world, we think about images of Navy Seals who have mastered weapons, hand-to-hand combat, incredible conditioning...

Workplace Patterns [Part I]

When I’m coaching clients, the one thing they view as an unavoidable obstacle is the workplace. Going to work is the source of all their woes. It’s too stressful… It consumes their entire day… It drains their energy… But there’s an interesting contradiction here I’d...

My wish for you in 2020

Like many individuals and most businesses, I do a lot of year-end planning. For me personally, 2019 was strong and an clear improvement over 2018. ANYTHING is better than 2017…which was a serious low point for me. Looking back, 2017 was one of those years when even...