Good leaders can look back on their lives and identify specific people, and specific moments when someone helped them see the possibilities in their leadership. For me, there have been several. One of the most significant conversations was with Mark Bergman. You may know him as the inventor of the HANDy Paint Pail. He sparked "what's possible" in me, and we wrote a book together.
On Father's Day weekend in 1999, I made the commitment to become and author. I created an outline and wrote the first 2000 words while flying from Minneapolis to London to visit my sister Liesl. When that first book, Inspire, Persuade, Lead was published, I decided that writing a Best-Seller book someday was on my Bucket List.
Most people would rather speak about their sex lives or spirituality than talk about their money. Somehow discussing our "finances" creates an uncomfortable window into our souls. That's why I invited Nathan Dungan to be our speaker at the Good Leadership Breakfast this Friday.
What would you do with $204,395 to change a little piece of the world? That’s what the Good Leadership Breakfast tribe is doing with the help of HANDy Paint Pail inventor Mark Bergman. We call it living generously.
This past Sunday, I shared a delightful conversation with my 80-years-young mother about her Bucket List. What I learned from her was amazing.
The May 2014, Good Leadership Breakfast speaker Chad Pregracke (right) posed with Anderson Cooper, when he won the CNN Hero of the Year Award. Valentines Day will be an all day affair for Melinda and me next year, because February 14, is the kick-off of the 2014 Good Leadership Breakfast Series. As any old love, we're adding some [...]
Mark Bergman is a hero and a role model for everyone who's had that "million dollar idea." Come hear the story of the HANDy Paint Pail. We all fantasize about winning the lottery. It's so fun to dream out loud about how we would spend our millions. "Winning it big" is a part of the American tapestry. For [...]
Deep tissue massages and yoga are part of my 2013 investment plan in 'me.' I hope to feel as good as she looks. So this year I'm a member of Massage Envy and Yoga Pioneers: both by doctors orders. It's funny to think I'd actually be told to learn to enjoy yoga and massages. Is that a guy [...]