Tag Archives: Stephen Covey

Awareness: My Introduction

Back in the early 1980’s, during a retreat I attended for Catholic single adults, we watched a film on the life of Siddhārtha Gautama, who later became known as Gautama Buddha. His teachings formed the foundation for Buddhism. What I remember most from the film is the initial transformation of consciousness that occurred for Siddhartha. Continue reading

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Our 21st Century Challenge

As I write this, it is Sunday morning. Last night, I spent a couple of hours cleaning up the mess caused by yet another flood of water in the basement of our home. This is the second time in as many years that an unusually dramatic storm Continue reading

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Becoming More Aware and Intentional At Work

In this post, I want to continue exploring the implications for spirituality in the workplace, with a few reflections on how I see a renewed approach to spirituality impacting how we view certain aspects of the organizations in which we work. Continue reading

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Spirituality and Who We Are at Work

Something needs to change about the way we humans view our daily work, and our relationships in the workplace. Too many of us are killing our spirits, and literally ourselves, dragging ourselves to work day after day to places and tasks that drain the very life out of us. Continue reading

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Spirituality And Who We Are As Leaders At Work

Last Friday, I was facilitating a workshop on time and energy management with a group of nonprofit leaders. As in all of my leadership workshops, I had opened by stressing that time management is not about controlling time Continue reading

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Time To Be Who You Are As A Leader

How many times have you found yourself in a work day saying, “Is it 5 o’clock yet?”; or, “TGIF!” (Thank God, it’s Friday!). We all do this at times because we are trained to think that our evenings and weekends are “our time,” while the 40-plus hours in our work-week belong to someone else. Continue reading

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Habits To Help Us Become Better Leaders

In this post, I continue offering reflections on how I have been helped over the past 20 years to reach toward my full potential and achieve more balance in my life through the writings of the late Stephen R. Covey. Continue reading

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