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Walking the Valley

Walking the Valley

Between every mountain lies a valley. Some are wide and smooth, others narrow, rocky, and rough yet all must be traversed. Most of us have…

March 26, 2020

Your Identity Drives Your Behavior

Who are you? How do you define yourself? How would you describe yourself? Do you like your answers? The words you choose, the associated mental…

May 30, 2019

The Belief That Sets the Course of Your Life

Self Belief: I am enough, I can do it, I have (or can find) what it takes. Where there is a will, there is a…

May 9, 2019

To Keep Love Fresh, Treat Your Lover Like a Guest

How to keep your love from going stale? How to keep your important relationships fresh and alive? Ever renewing and growing? One of the greatest…

May 10, 2018

Omotenashi: The spirit of selfless hospitality

Omotenashi’s original meaning referred to hosting guests “wholeheartedly” but it has taken on an even deeper meaning than to merely offering outstanding hospitality. Omotenashi is…

March 8, 2018

We are Co-creators of Our Reality

I was recently in South Africa and privileged to hear Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela’s personal assistant for 19 years, speak. In her book Good…

July 21, 2016

The Rule of Reciprocity

  Some truths, some principles, are so universal across time and cultures that reflecting upon them reminds us of humanity’s essential unity. When we focus…

February 26, 2015

Questions for the Chair

1.What differentiates The Collier Companies from the competition? Entrepreneurial Passion Commitment to Principled Profit, Social Contract, and Main Street Values 2.   What qualities make an outstanding…

December 23, 2014

“Talk less, Do more”

The following is a condensed, edited version of “Where the Fish Swims, Ideas Fly.” by Paul Bennett, NYT, February 16, 2014 “Until a year ago,…

March 4, 2014

A Day of Thanks, Moments of Perspective

“The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.”…

November 26, 2013

The Wisdom of Doubt

Beware of unquestioned certainty; avoid the counsel of the man with no doubts. Illustration: DNA evidence is infallible, right? The unquestioned Gold Standard of Proof?…

August 8, 2013

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