Blogs / Podcasts

  • Be aware that the problem with over-giving is that it doesn't feel like over-giving.
    How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video] How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

    How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

How Givers Get Ahead — Way Ahead [video]

I couldn’t help but be surprised when I heard Dr. Alex Gerrasimides mention that her husband, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, encountered some blowback when he signed a resolution committing to a multi-year Compassionate Louisville campaign on November 11, 2011. (more…)
  • Talking about your feelings, which is an intellectual exercise, is a whole different animal from feeling your feelings and revealing them to another person.
    CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE:  When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE:  When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

    CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

CONVERSATIONAL INTELLIGENCE: When To Break the Rules to Make Better Connections

I admit it.  I’ve never been very good at following the rules… especially when the rules don’t make sense or aren’t producing results. (more…)
  • Health Enterprises Network
    Look Back in Order to Look Forward [video] Look Back in Order to Look Forward [video]

    Look Back in Order to Look Forward [video]

Look Back in Order to Look Forward [video]

Although I’m certainly not new to Louisville, I will remember 2016 as the year it occurred to me “I feel like I really belong here.” (more…)
  • Trauma can shatter three of our basic assumptions about the world.
    BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On BUILDING RESILIENCE:  How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

    BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

BUILDING RESILIENCE: How to Get a Grip, Get Back Up and Go On

I recently had my first appointment with my new primary care physician.  As she scanned the medical history of my parents, she paused when she got to the cause of death.  “So… your father was … murdered?” (more…)