Three Ways Gratitude Makes You Better at Work and Life

bobEmotional Intelligence, Leadership, Personal Growth, Uncategorized

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that in order to achieve contentment, one should “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.” Unfortunately, it’s easy to relegate the notion of gratefulness into a warm sentiment we talk about around the Holidays – especially Thanksgiving. Here are three ways gratitude is … Read More

Five Leadership Lessons from a 525 Mile Bike Ride

bobLeadership, Personal Growth

Recently, I, along with over 30 other riders, rode from West Cancer Center in Germantown, TN on a 5-day, 525-mile journey to Rosemary Beach, FL. The Ride 2 Rosemary supports the WINGS Supportive Care Division of the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research. Before completing the ride, I wrote about some lessons learned training for the event. This article is a follow … Read More

Are you getting the most out of your time?


There is a lot of discussion about time management. Many of us think about time management in terms of what I need to get done today. However, it’s difficult to live a balanced day every day – where I get to invest a desired amount of time into all of my priorities. Some days, work takes it all. Other days, … Read More