Boost Your Resiliency Quotient

Boost Your Resiliency Quotient  Last week, at my Leaders Connect Breakfast, we were deeply moved and inspired by five peoples’ stories of persevering and battling through cancer. Heather Feldkamp, Steve Sarns, Larry Eiler, Kathy Macdonald, and Jan Hansen each described how they called upon their own inner strength, their own strategy for resiliency to survive. “Resiliency” is […]

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Life Lessons from Cancer Survivors

Life Lessons from Cancer Survivors All of our stories are fascinating. We relish sharing stories about joy and good fortune. Telling stories about troubling times: that’s a different matter. For most of us, we’d rather keep the difficult times to ourselves. Yet, it is often from hearing about these difficult struggles that we can learn […]

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Leading From Where You Are

You Can Lead From Wherever You Are We are often limited in our thinking to imagine that a leader has to be the person at the top.  Jordan Poole, a Michigan Wolverine true freshman from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the NCAA basketball semi-final game on Saturday night, gave us a great example of how leadership can […]

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What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say

What to Say When You Don’t Know What to Say Almost all of us encounter situations where we don’t know the right thing to say. Unfortunately, one of the most common and difficult of the situations is when we have to talk to somebody who has been diagnosed with cancer. Whether it be a family […]

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Taking Care of Yourself and Others

Coach’s Clipboard To be fulfilled take good care of yourself…and others    How many times have you heard people say it: If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything. It may be a cliché, but it’s true. In my new book, The Journal for Book Self Aware, I ask people to reflect everyday […]

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Fill Those Buckets

Authors Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton used research by the Gallup Organization to craft the bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket?  Their basic theory is that we start out every day with a bucket that is emptied or filled by what others say and do to us. We each also have a dipper. We […]

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Finding Your Passion and Purpose

Finding Your Passion and Purpose At our February Leader’s Connect CEO Breakfast Ida Abdalkhani spoke about Discovering and Living Your Passion & Purpose. The event was sold out and we had a packed house as many came out to learn and share their own experiences finding passion and purpose.    Ida spoke about her journey from […]

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Let’s Talk About Our Current Dilemma

From my experience as a psychologist, here is our dilemma: Almost every community has young men who are recognized as dangerous but have committed no crime. School shootings have become an epidemic.  We have no idea how many copycat killers may be out there. We have no good way of differentiating between those people who […]

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Tragedy in Parkland, FL

Check out my Facebook post, and the many comments, regarding the recent school shooting at Parkland, Florida. From my experience as a psychologist, Here is our dilemma:( Would like to ear your suggestions for solutions)1. Almost… Posted by Robert Pasick on Friday, February 16, 2018  

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