Newsletter

Flourishing in the 2nd Half of Life

Friends, Welcome to my 4th quarterly newsletter. Having recently returned from leading a one week course at Canyon Ranch’s Life Enhancement Center in Tucson, AZ entitled “Encore: Flourishing in the 2nd Half of Life,” I thought I would use this…

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Newsletter

Leadership and Happiness Newsletter

Friends, Welcome to my second quarterly newsletter. In the last newsletter, I dealt with the role that being altruistic/kind plays in effective leadership. I would like to stay with the leadership subject in this newsletter by providing a definition and…

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Book Reviews

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

by Patrick Lencioni Summary Notes by Doug Smith [Words in this type of parenthesis are my thoughts, not necessarily the authors.] Teamwork begins with trust and trust requires overcoming our desire for “invulnerability”.  Trust occurs when people feel they can…

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