Grateful for Opportunity

Grateful for Opportunity

The notion of gratitude is prominent at this time of year, especially in the United States where the Thanksgiving holiday is a widely celebrated secular holiday. It is a favorite of mine and I know many of you gathered with family and friends yesterday to eat, watch...

The Hero Trap

Almost immediately after Oprah gave her speech at the recent Golden Globe Awards, speculation about her candidacy for President of the United States emerged. The commentary in support of and against this idea continues. All the while, Oprah has not given an indication...

Constance’s Comments – Issue 9

Issue No. 9 October 4, 2013 Self-limiting Attitudes I tell companies to stop endlessly modifying procedures and pay more attention to the attitudes and motivation of the people using them. Just this morning I suggested to a client that she change the language in an...

Constance’s Comments – Issue 8

Issue No. 8 September 5, 2013 So profoundly valuable is a new perspective that people do all sorts of things from the sublime to the ridiculous to gain a fresh view. Rock climbing, paint ball, team building with stand-up comics, etc. Many people object to these sorts...