Category Archives: Mosaic

Living each day to its fullest in one’s being and doing… going always from good to great

On the Trees You Are Planting

Warren Buffett once wisely observed, “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” His words encapsulate the profound impact that our actions, words, attitudes and behaviors have on people throughout our life’s journey. In this infinite … Continue reading

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On Our Journey of Becoming

John Wooden said, “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” Life’s journey is the process of becoming from who we are … Continue reading

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On Being That One Person

Dr. Seuss said, “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Imagine, for a moment, the immense power held within this sentiment. You, with your unique presence, possess the ability … Continue reading

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On the Transformative Power of Inspirational Leadership

“Inspiration is the wind beneath the wings of progress,” wrote an unknown author. In the realm of great leadership, inspirational leadership, like a guiding star, shines above all others. It is the heartbeat of transformation and the driving force that … Continue reading

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On Our Life-Long Impacts on Others and Their Impact on Us

Carl Sagan wrote, ““Who are we, if not measured by our impact on others? That’s who we are! We’re not who we say we are, we’re not who we want to be – we are the sum of the influence … Continue reading

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Because We Love the Music

In his weekly note, Gary Burnison shares an insightful moment of pause for each of us to reflect on our life’s purpose and meaning. The concert hall was packed, and a massive grand piano stood in the spotlight. We gave … Continue reading

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On Setting Your Angels Free

Michelangelo wrote, “I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo’s quote is a powerful metaphor for how our dreams and aspirations are like unformed, beautiful statues that we must chisel and shape to … Continue reading

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Happiness Is a Choice

Just as William Jennings Bryan said, “Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved,” so, also, can it be … Continue reading

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When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking

A friend recently shared with me a beautiful poem, When You Thought I Wasn’t Looking, by Mary Korzan. It is written to her mother in a child’s words. She speaks of the simple experiences she observed, and how they impacted … Continue reading

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On Beginnings

Every day is a new beginning. Those simple words bring excitement or dread to the possibilities the beginnings hold. William James wrote, “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect … Continue reading

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