Are You Entitled?

No one likes to think they’re entitled. It’s kind of an ugly word. It carries a lot of shame and judgment. Yet I know that I’ve been entitled for a number of reasons that are not accessible to the vast majority of human being in the world. Let’s just start with race,...

Nine Points of Empathic Leadership

One of the top saboteurs to a successful business is in the area of leadership. And the top Saboteur that undermines leadership is the lack of Empathy. If you are to become a “Success Master” you will need to perfect your empathy in dealing with all people. Being a...

Healing the Father Wound: Part 3 of 3

Do you allow yourself to be vulnerable to uncomfortable feelings and memories concerning your relationship with you father?  Or, like a lot of men, do you shelve that which stimulates your temptation to weep?  Maybe you’ve decided that being in competition with the...

Healing the Father Wound: Part 1 of 3

I’ve long been interested in helping people to heal the wounds they’ve experienced in their families of origin.  Often these inflictions are unintended.  They are due to a lack of mindfulness or because of the parents’ wounds that they’ve experienced through their own...

Kids without Goals

A lot of parents have welcomed their adult children back home.  This is not always a joyous moment for some parents.  Friends of mine, Jim and Liz, have a son, now 22, who is extremely bright but who found college unstimulating.  He was dismissed for not showing up...