Thoughts and Inspiration

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Lessons from a Rock Star

[reposted from DCCS Consulting]  While attending a Rolling Stones concert in the Midwest, I experienced the thrill of an entire stadium of fans joining Mick Jagger in singing his iconic song, (Can’t Get No) Satisfaction. The experience reminded me of the collective...

I Do: The Promise of Accountability

[reposted from DCCS Consulting]  Today’s healthcare leaders are pressed on every front to provide quality healthcare with ever shrinking funding and ever expanding regulation. They are challenged to create a win-win situation for all stakeholders in what often feels...

Straight Talk with Suzanne Begin [audio]

[Credit: Straight Talk for Smart Business Women by Cheryl Leitschuh] Suzanne is a seasoned executive leader with a thirty-year career in corporate and nonprofit management. As a healthcare executive she developed people through leadership and coaching; improved...

Varigated Humanity

When I think about the topic of colors, my mind was instantly drawn to the exquisite beauty of humanity’s color palate and the equally intense nastiness of humanity relative to the palate which I saw during my recent trip to South Africa. In this essay I intend to...

Art: my expression, my life

It is somewhat debatable whether Art or English is my first language. The earliest piece of art that I still have in my possession is that of a vibrant robin and worm created when I was four years of age. You name the medium and I have had my hands, and sometimes...