While teaching on the Alaska cruise, I was reminded of how important it is for people to learn how to stop and experience life without the distraction of a never-ending to-do list. Too many of my conversations with others centered around feeling overwhelmed and yet uncomfortable with downtime. Hence this week's newsletter last published in 2007 - a message worth repeating.
It's that time of year when many of us will be attending graduation ceremonies for friends and family members who are celebrating the successful completion of school. Each year at this time, I share a version of the commencement address I've delivered to both high school and college seniors over the years. Whether you're graduating, know someone who is, or
Last week’s blog generated a lot of mail and I value and appreciate the feedback and shared stories I received from so many of you. A few men wrote in wondering if Michael had given his permission for me to publish the story and I quickly wrote back to say yes, most definitely.