On Being a Leader

Being a leader isn’t about being perfect. Leading isn’t about always saying the right thing. It isn’t even about always being right. What leadership does require of us is to be fully aligned. Leadership requires authenticity. Leadership requires a capacity to give. It also requires a capacity to receive. Too many people who are in … Read more

When to Leave a Job and When to Stay

Work: Necessity or Choice? One of the most challenging decisions in one’s career is deciding when to leave a job. A person’s livelihood, whether it be their job or their own business, is vital to their well being. For most people, working is a necessity and a means to an income. Obviously without an income … Read more

The Fear of Being a Therapist

I don’t know what else to call it. So I am calling it “The Fear of Being a Therapist.” I’m finding that a number of beginning counselors and those who have been practicing for years hold a variety of fears that are crippling and overwhelming. These are the fears I hear about from beginning counselors … Read more

Learning to be Selfish

Learning to be Selfish Not everyone needs to learn to be selfish. But for those who do…this message is for them. I know that many people think that our culture, our world is suffering from people being too self centered. Perhaps this is true for some. In my experience there is still a whole group … Read more