Living with EASE

Megan McDonough spoke at the World Happiness Summit about developing self-leadership through mindfulness—the ability to create your inner experience, orienting actions and thoughts toward your ideal. Her ideas are based on the book Infinity in a Box and the mind-body sciences of yoga, mindfulness, and positive psychology. Living with EASE embodies Experience, Awareness, Self-Reflection, and Enact. A … Continue reading Living with EASE

Gratitude Changes Everything

A famous Japanese proverb says, “People underestimate their ability to change themselves and overestimate their ability to change others.” Wow, take a second and think about that! We need to remain in a growth mindset, which means having a positive outlook on our life–both every day, and long term. We need to focus on the … Continue reading Gratitude Changes Everything

Mindful Exponential Leadership

Another speaker for the World Happiness Summit was Ismael Cala.  He focuses on writing, speaking, and teaching to share his philosophies on happiness, mindfulness, and leadership. He wants to help people transition from the V.U.C.A. world (V.U.C.A. stands for Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity) to the C.A.L.A. life method: Constant, Awareness, Leadership, and Action. We … Continue reading Mindful Exponential Leadership

Coaching & Mentoring

Coaching and mentoring are fantastic ways to give of yourself in many different settings depending on your strengths and passions. Very often, the terms coaching and mentoring are used interchangeably. In essence, they use the same skills and approach, but coaching is short term task-based and mentoring is a longer-term relationship.  Both involve trust and commitment, which are … Continue reading Coaching & Mentoring

Why Happiness?

There is a book called Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins & Jerry Porras that makes a rather profound statement about companies that are built to stand the test of time.  They make the connection that, “Rather than succumbing to the tyranny of the OR, they embrace the genius of … Continue reading Why Happiness?

Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is the key to a business’ success. Customers are the driving force, and a number of factors can influence their satisfaction. Face-to- Face Interaction. Your employees are the first line of contact with most customers and employee satisfaction is one of THE most important factors in ensuring customer satisfaction. Why is this?  Happy … Continue reading Customer Satisfaction

National Golf Day 2018

National Golf Day 2018 is in the books and was a huge success.  The event started with over 175 superintendents and other golf industry professionals completing a service project for beautification of The National Mall.  This volunteer service project completed in 4 hours what would have taken the National Mall maintenance crew over 6 months, … Continue reading National Golf Day 2018