Podcast: A Purpose Changes Your Employees and Your Business

A Purpose Changes Your Employees and Your Business – Presented by Suntrust Banks A strong mission statement can improve morale, boost your company’s bottom line and change the world. Elizabeth Crook creates professional mission statements for business owners and shares tips for finding a company’s purpose. September 2015 Listen to Podcast

What Are You Being Called To Do?

Are you left or right, red or blue, Republican or Democrat, public schools or charter schools, for funding Planned Parenthood or against it, believe or deny global warming?  The list is endless and exhausting.  We seem to live in a world that is increasingly polarized.  We are asked to be loyal to one way of thinking or another. Like most of us, I have found myself assuming that people who …
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What Are You Trying to Hide?

In the South, there is a saying that nothing looks more like a bottle of whiskey than a bottle of whiskey in a paper sack.  There are some things we just can’t hide! If you are a regular reader, you know that last week I was at the Social Venture Institute on Cortes Island, British Columbia.  All this week I’ve enjoyed reliving those memories as many people posted pictures on …
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Your Hidden Power

Cortes Island is an emerald green gem sitting in a sapphire setting that rests along Desolation Sound and the mainland coast of British Columbia.  Both its charms and its challenges come from being an island.  Having spent five days at the Social Venture Institute, it was time to head back to Vancouver where I am this week. As luck would have it, my planned transportation off the island got cancelled …
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Life Lesson from The Supremes!

You may have been too young to remember when Diana Ross and the Supremes jumped to national attention with the great song “You Can’t Hurry Love”.   Someone had posted a video on Facebook with a selection of Motown hits that had me groovin’ to those well know hits all weekend.  And, as I was singing along with Diana Ross, I realized it’s not only love but lots of other things …
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