Ted Kennedy was a Spirited Leader

Edward Moore “Ted” Kennedy
(February 22, 1932 – August 25, 2009)

I was born in South Africa during the brutal apartheid regime.  Being white I did not suffer the horrors that the black people suffered, but helplessly watching how millions of people were denied basic human rights took a toll on me.  But that is […]


Dallas Morning News Article from 2005 Still Accurate Today

I was rearranging my office and found a copy of the article below that Cheryl Hall from the Dallas Morning News wrote about my whole brain work in 2005.  It is fascinating to see how relevant it still is today; in fact, how vital right brain thinking is for getting through the recession and building a powerful […]


Spirited Leaders Leverage Different Thinking Styles

Different Thinking Styles Apparent for Spirited Leaders

One of the characteristics of great organizational leaders who demonstrate high leadership spirit is that they are well-read and informed about the fact that mobilizing the workforce to deliver exceptional performance requires the ability to ‘speak the language’ that the employee relates to.  What this means is […]


Using the Whole Brain in Education

Whole Brain in Education

The power and energy for every single potent act and thought is a sense of self worth.  The way we feel about ourselves will determine the degree of courage with which we take control of our own destinies, our ability to dream dreams of greatness, and act upon them, the […]


Did Their Egos Get in the Way?

So Sad to Watch Great Leaders Sabotage Themselves with their Egos


Oh No!  That tricky ego at play yet again!  So here is the scenario.  Three great leaders all under the influence of ego.  One of these leaders is actually the President of the USA, another an esteemed Harvard Professor and the third a […]