Come Home Alive Book released!

Come Home Alive Book released!

I am excited to announce the book that chronicle’s Chris’s first cancer journey is now released and available for purchase. Through it, we want to inspire anyone with a cancer diagnosis and their caregiver to work together and focus their willpower in order to Come Home Alive.

Place Does Not Matter…but Productivity Does!

Place Does Not Matter…but Productivity Does!

Some people have absolutely nailed working away from an office setting.  In fact, they have always worked that way, so what’s the big deal?  But most jobs continue to be reliant on in-person collaboration and the physical workplace.  So how can we...
ALPS…Satisfaction

ALPS…Satisfaction

Satisfaction-A Deep Sense of Being Present We have been traveling up to the pinnacle of experiences over the last few weeks!  The ALPS!               A for Acknowledge               L...
ALPS…Play Improv

ALPS…Play Improv

Agree and Add on “Yes, and…is the guiding principle behind all improv,” says Jennine Profeta, Second City performer and theatre educator.  I’ve always thought of it as agree and add on.  Today it seems that finding fault, correcting others, being obstinate,...
ALPS…Listening

ALPS…Listening

Feel Real The small child glanced over at his mother after the waitress looked him squarely in the eyes and took his food order.  “She thinks I’m real,” were his words to his mother.  When we truly listen to others, they feel real…not irrelevant, but a real...
ALPS…Acknowledge…it’s as easy as that!

ALPS…Acknowledge…it’s as easy as that!

Average is no longer acceptable We must do something extra, with an excellence that deserves attention.  We need to be thinking, “how can I add some chocolate sauce, whipped cream and a cherry on top!”  We do that by adding “presence” while we can’t be present with...
Keep your Values, Change your Practices

Keep your Values, Change your Practices

Fanny That. Ever since the Chicago Marathon 2007 I have carried a fanny pack with a bottle of fluids no matter how long I will run.  Three miles, five miles or more, the fanny pack with the fluids is always there, I have multiple packs.  This marathon...
Words of Encouragement for these times

Words of Encouragement for these times

We are here with you and want to offer words of encouragement.  Three words come to mind:  resolute, unwavering and resilient.  Those who master resilience accept what comes at them with flexibility, rather than rigidity.  We will get through...