How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

How Do You Grow Wellbeing Globally? Open The Door Of Wealth For Women, Says CEO Patricia Foley Hinnen

In 2004 I co-authored Driven By Wellth, a book about combining the drives for wealth and wellbeing to create healthier, more sustainable approaches to business success. To be frank, the book didn’t get much traction. Although I’d put my heart and soul into writing it, leaders were often reluctant to embrace the words. But the […]

Building A Living Wellbeing Laboratory: Insights From Leading Hospitality Exec Denise Bober

Building A Living Wellbeing Laboratory: Insights From Leading Hospitality Exec Denise Bober

Magical isn’t a word typically associated with business. Yet in my recent conversation with executive Denise Bober, the word popped up–in fact, magical is how she describes her organization’s culture, a living laboratory for wellbeing. Denise is Vice President at The Breakers, a luxury resort based in Palm Beach, Florida. Much like my interview with […]

What Does Self-Worth Have To Do With Leadership? Everything.

What Does Self-Worth Have To Do With Leadership? Everything.

I spend most of my work-life helping leaders find better ways to thrive personally and professionally, as well as to guide others in doing the same. Today I’m asking myself, What does self-worth have to do with leadership? My simple answer? Everything. If you want to lead in a way that uplifts people, encourages vitality […]

Is The Planet Ready For A Different Way Of Leading? THORLO President Richard Oliver Says Yes!

Is The Planet Ready For A Different Way Of Leading? THORLO President Richard Oliver Says Yes!

Over the years I’ve done hundreds of interviews with leaders worldwide about why and how they make wellbeing central to their lives and relationships, and their organizations and communities. Each conversation has been inspiring. For me, their stories reveal a profound redefinition of leadership underway, one where the focus of leading shifts from one to […]

Want To Foster A Thriving Workplace? Think Like A Rhizome!

Want To Foster A Thriving Workplace? Think Like A Rhizome!

When we help leaders figure out how to foster workplaces where people can thrive, we frequently find they have a clear vision of wellbeing yet lack ways to make that vision have staying power. When they ask for advice, one thing we tell them is: think like a rhizome! Let me explain. A rhizome is […]

Befriending Your Goals: What Scientists, Actors, and Execs Have To Say

Befriending Your Goals: What Scientists, Actors, and Execs Have To Say

I’ve seen it time and again but it never ceases to inspire me—creating and achieving meaningful goals can be a path for living and leading wellbeing. Leaders who recognize the transformative power of goal pursuit know that it can galvanize a culture where people thrive, bringing energy to life and work. The trick is to […]

How John C. Havens Sees Technology Changing the Pursuit of Wellbeing

How John C. Havens Sees Technology Changing the Pursuit of Wellbeing

  I am a firm believer that the pursuit of wellbeing is driving innovations in technology—and tech innovations can drive wellbeing. Look at how the quantified-self movement has helped millions of us become more active and better understand what we consume to improve our physical health. So it was with great pleasure that I recently […]

Live Good, Feel Good, Do Good: Selling & Supporting Sustainability in the Mideast

Live Good, Feel Good, Do Good: Selling & Supporting Sustainability in the Mideast

  Live good, feel good, do good. Most of us would say that those are words to live by, but for The Change Initiative they are much more than a slogan. The organization is the premier destination for sustainable living in the Middle East. It specializes in offering consumers and corporations solutions—from organic foods and […]