Are you in search of a leader? Have you waited your whole adult life for someone to tell you when to wake up, when to eat, and when to move? Do you long for the ‘security’ of never having to think for yourself again? I will not dismiss the possibility of someone answering “Yes” to … More Searching for a leader?
You have an amazing horse who consistently gives you a nice ride. You enjoy working with this horse, and he consistency excels at what you ask of him. Then, rather suddenly, things go bad. Your high performing horse begins to struggle. His great attitude begins to turn sour. You no longer enjoy working with him … More When things turn bad
Everything in my life always comes back to horses. It’s not just that they’ve been a passion, and it’s not just the physical presence of the little herd that lives in the back. It’s the lessons they’ve taught me that I apply to the rest of my life. I have long credit my leadership skills … More From Shutdown to Shining
Inclement weather and a crisis at work have been a roadblock to working with the horses in the last couple of weeks. They get hugs and scratches from me, during evening chores – and seem happy to see me on those occasions – but that has been the bulk of my interactions. So, it is … More Leadership lessons from horses
I love the holiday season. In recent years I have not had the time to do all of the things I normally love to do, but I always try to find a way to celebrate with my work team. This year we decided upon a long lunch at a local pizza place, combining our celebration … More We are not so different
I was having a conversation with one of my team leads yesterday. Have you ever had one of those moments when something someone says really strikes a chord? One of those moments when you think “Wow! Someone else feels the way I do!” It may be something you’d thought, but never heard someone else put … More A warm glow …