Exploring the Good Kind of Disobedience

Intelligent Disobedience. I recommend this book to all of us interested in the implications of the Hoffman Report, and to everyone not in psychology but interested in human courage in the face of collective evil.

Remembering Frederic Hudson

Entering the Wardrobe and Falling Into a Rabbit Hole: a fortuitous invitation

Shrinking Into the Next Phase of Life

...for the 10,000 boomers every day who turn 65

Getting Your Ph.D. in Retirement

Getting ready for the losses, gains, fun and change of retirement

Angeles Arrien

Thank you, Angeles, for appealing to our better angels by knowing how to bridge us, the lost children of the modern scientific age, to our wisdom traditions.

Leading Valiantly is for Anyone Seeking Leadership Success

Valiant Leaders cultivate an awareness that enables them to identify and address the leadership seductions that are undermining their effectiveness.

Happiness, Past and Future, Brought to Us by a Real Master

I am so pleased to recommend a book by first-time author and first-class leader Doug Smith, who has worked with his past very creatively.

The Gift of Disassociation

A pain so utter needs time to heal and may need forgetfulness.

Lance, Andy and Elliott: Gump or Gatsby?

What do you have—a destiny you accept even if it means taking on some hard truths from your past, or a fate you try to avoid but tends to catch up with you no matter what? The choice, in large measure, is ours to determine.

The Eight Great Grandparents

Think of a value you carry and think of an aptitude you have and then consider their origins. To what in your personal past and ancestral past can you trace this value and talent?

Paul McCartney and Jaak Panksepp

The oldest parts of our brains insist on carrying around some most ancient memories of yesterday

The Seven Effects of Highly Habitual People

But to Steven Covey, I do give a major thanks. He made our field better and our work easier. He once again showed that the soft stuff is hard.

A Conversation with David

The following interview is between Ed Adams, founder of Men Mentoring Men; John P. Schuster, author of The Power of Your Past; and the personified David sculpted by the artist, Michelangelo Buonarroti.

You Get Hired for What You Know, You Get Fired For...

There are no guarantees or special set of questions that avoids a hiring mistake. But you can give it your best effort to keep even a minor version of Steve Carell from showing up on your team.