July 24, 2019

A Simple and Powerful Way to Increase Emotional Intelligence – Instantly

One of the key goals of The Pickle Challenge is to make people more aware of, and less tolerant of, toxic emotional negativity in themselves and […]
July 22, 2019

Give fear a name because it’s easier to solve problems than it is to conquer fear

My first book Never Fear Never Quit came out some twenty years ago. It’s out of print today but there are almost always pre-read copies available […]
July 19, 2019

The Antidote to Whining about First World Problems

Please download the Program Description for The Pickle Challenge at PicklePledge.com and send it to your CEO with a note encouraging your organization to be a […]
July 18, 2019

Silly Name, Serious Problem, Big Results

Please download the Program Description for The Pickle Challenge at PicklePledge.com and send it to your CEO with a note encouraging your organization to be a […]
July 16, 2019

Eliminating Workplace Culture Pollution and the new Pickle Challenge for Charity

Please download the Program Description for The Pickle Challenge at www.PicklePledge.com and send it to your CEO with a note encouraging your organization to be a […]
July 14, 2019

Sunday: The Faith Promise

Gratitude for the present is the platform upon which optimism for the future is built Each day this week I am writing about that day’s promise […]
July 12, 2019

Friday: The Resilience Promise

I often share this quote from a letter that Napoleon sent to one of his generals on the eve of a big battle – the French […]
July 11, 2019

Thursday: The Contribution Promise

If you make this commitment to yourself it will almost always come back to you, though in ways that never could have been anticipated much less […]
July 10, 2019

Wednesday: The Determination Promise

This is my screensaver for days that I need to do the things I’m afraid to do and to ask for help to do those things […]
July 3, 2019

There are No Guarantees But You Should Try Anyway

Wintering at Valley Forge, George Washington had no guarantees that his ragtag American army would prevail over the British – he tried anyway If you were […]
July 1, 2019

Confront Negative Behaviors in a Positive Way- and The Pickle Challenge for Charity 2.0

One of the many Pickle Free Zone decorations at Doctors Hospital of Augusta – a positive way to eliminate negative attitudes and behaviors Many years ago […]
June 27, 2019

The #1 Resource for Positive Culture Change

The newest Certified Values Coach Trainers at Tri-County Health Care are now prepared to share The Twelve Core Action Values with their hospital and community The […]
June 26, 2019

This Rainbow’s For You

This morning I left the house early for the airport. Just as the sun started to come up I saw the most gorgeous rainbow. It was […]
June 25, 2019

A Simple and Courageous Act that will Stop Gossip Dead in its Tracks

One of the key goals of The Pickle Challenge is to make people more aware of, and less tolerant of, toxic emotional negativity, including gossiping, in […]
June 21, 2019

Don’t Get Crushed Between the Anvil of the Past and the Hammer of the Future

Don’t get crushed between your regrets of the past and your fears of the future All emotional pain is caused by psychic time travel – little […]