Creating A Mindful Society-Free to stream until November 1st

1 Comment by / October 10, 2011 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindful Running, Mindfulness

Great Opportunity to listen to excellent program on Mindfulness for free. You can stream the video of this marvelous session on Creating A Mindful Society. It can be viewed for free for 30 days starting October 3rd. Go to: and register (name and email) You can then return when you have time to listen […]

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Be Mindful: Silent is hidden in the word “Listen”

3 Comments by / May 31, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

I decided to carry 3 books and a journal with me during Kip’s and my 3 month travel portion of my 4 month Sabbatical. The three books are: Mindfulness for Dummies by Shamash Alidina Leadership: Thinking, Being, Doing by Lee Thayer Claiming Your Place At The Fire: Living The Second Half of your Life on […]

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Mindfulness: Present Moment. Kairos: Appropriate Time

2 Comments by / January 16, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, Uncategorized

Bruce Peters is a dear friend, former fellow Vistage Chairman, host of WCEOhq-Radio, and like me a champion of the work and wisdom of Lee Thayer. Check out his archives with his numerous dialogues with Lee. I wanted to share Bruce’s response which reflects: When the mind is ready, the message appears. Bruce shares: “I […]

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Mindful Readings for a Retiring CEO & Anyone Else

0 Comment by / January 3, 2011 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

A friend of mine and fellow Vistage Chair, Allen Hauge, asked a question about some readings for a retiring CEO. This is what I shared. Here is a short list of books that I think would be helpful to a retiring CEO (was he/she tired the first time?) or anyone else for that matter Also […]

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Mindfulness: A tradition of storytelling

0 Comment by / November 24, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, Uncategorized

I remember reading the last paragraph that KVpops shared in his blog: It’s all about telling a great story in the simplest manner with a great insight or an observation thrown in. Whether you are writing a novel, short story, feature film or even a 60 second spot, the rules are the same: set up […]

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Mindful Leadership: A Lesson from Marshall Goldsmith

0 Comment by / September 8, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

Marshall Goldsmith’s presentation to the Leading@Google Video Series is well worth the watch. He shared his wisdom about 3 years ago with me and my fellow Chairs at the Vistage 50th anniversary celebration in San Diego. You will enjoy reading Bob Nourse’s recollections about his founding of TEC, now called Vistage. Be sure to check […]

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Mindful of Relationships: A Tribute to a Critic and a Coach

1 Comment by / August 30, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

Lowell Nerenberg has been a dear friend for the many years we traveled as fellow Vistage (formerly TEC) Chairs. When one has a vocation, a calling, “You don’t have a Vision, the Vision has you.” In this blog by Dan Waldschmidt, you see the impact reflected in his writing on hiring his biggest critic as […]

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A Reflection on the Odyssey of Chairing

3 Comments by / July 3, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

June was my 24th year as a Vistage Chair. I have been blessed to know this group of men and women who do the work I do. The people pictured above have all been doing the work of helping leaders of small and mid-sized companies develop and transform themselves professionally and personally. It is about […]

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Mindfulness in Action:

0 Comment by / June 2, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

I have had the privilege of know Jim Vaughan for over 15 years. And through Jim I met his associate and dear friend: Kelly Castor. I have been a champion of their work and an associate of their Life Design work. I have used sections of the Life Design book for over 12 years during […]

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Shambhala Sun’s Guide To Mindful Living

0 Comment by / March 9, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The March issue of the Shambhala Sun is focused on Mindfulness. The editorial by Barry Boyce explains (although it always has): Why The Shambhala Sun Is Taking Mindfulness to Heart The Shambhala Sun has collected a series of excellent articles in its feature section in its Guide To Mindful Living. Thich Nhat Hanh shares a […]

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