What Would You Do If Your Future Held INFINITE Growth Potential?

Today I bring you another quote from The Back Forty archives. Take a moment to read it and then meet me on the other side as I unfold the meaning it holds. First and foremost, if you’re asking what the heck the “back forty” of the ranch is – check out my previous post on … More What Would You Do If Your Future Held INFINITE Growth Potential?

Conscious Whole, Piece by Piece

Are you in?  Yes, these are trained professionals, and yet DO try this at home! What is a conscious organization?  I hear that question all the time. Merriam-Webster defines “conscious” as “the quality or state of being aware especially of something within oneself.” Therefore, one might extrapolate that same definition to a “conscious organization”, with … More Conscious Whole, Piece by Piece

8 Why’s To Have People Development as Priority 1

What if development of people became our organizational raison d’être? “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”   ― Friedrich Nietzsche What is the purpose of business? Milton Friedman, a Nobel-prize winning economist, wrote that the purpose of business is maximizing profit for the shareholders. Peter F. Drucker said that … More 8 Why’s To Have People Development as Priority 1

Your Yoda

“If you light a lamp for someone it will also brighten your own path.” —Buddhist Proverb At what age does the idea of solid, supportive mentoring first catch us? As a career/executive coach and spiritual counselor for over 30 years, I watch as so many young folks go out into life just shooting from the … More Your Yoda

Find Your Bliss

When we are young we are asked what we want to be when we grow up. When we are a little older we are asked to pick a career. Then life happens. We find a job, work our way up in the company, raise a family, get settled in our routine – and get stuck. … More Find Your Bliss