Sweeping

Sweeping

All over the world, people sweep. It’s ancient. It is the ritual of preparing, clearing, and cleaning our space. When we sweep we put things in order, arranging our world.
Beyond Individual Needs

Beyond Individual Needs

How many colors can we see? Around 4 million, but all of them are combinations of just three colors that our eyes are designed to see: red, blue, and green.
Tell them about the dream!

Tell them about the dream!

When Martin Luther King, Jr, prepared his remarks for his speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington he originally planned to make it short and
Because I Have Children

Because I Have Children

My mother, Diana Weaver Kahan, was a poet. Not a published poet, but a lover of poetry who read to me regularly and occasionally wrote her own. Above is her
Compassion

Compassion

The key for me in all areas where I either want to improve my life or must admit I have fallen short: self-compassion. It doesn’t always come easy, but when

OmniChannel Events

OmniChannel Events

Associations were experts in bringing people together face-to-face to create value. Shelter-in-place orders, brought about by the pandemic, forced us
Tis the Night Before Christmas!

Tis the Night Before Christmas!

Tonight, is a magical night for millions of children around the world, the night before Christmas. I’d like to share
2021: The Year of the Game Change for Associations

2021: The Year of the Game Change for Associations

We are coming to the close of a tremendously stressful year. This has been a particular hit for the association
Holiday Aspirations for Associations

Holiday Aspirations for Associations

Associations have a special place in this world. We reach out through society and encompass people of all political persuasions,
Visionary Leadership

Visionary Leadership

A visionary leader is one who looks into the future to identify emerging trends and support those that are consistent

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Supporting Local Change

Global Harmony Through Personal Excellence is a small organization here in the Washington, DC, area, run by a very close and loved friend of mine ...
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Holiday Aspirations for Associations

Associations have a special place in this world. We reach out through society and encompass people of all political persuasions, ethnicities, gender orientations, the marginalized, ...
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Driving Social Change

There are so many issues in our world today where large-scale social change could make a great impact. During my 13 years at the World ...
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Visionary Leadership

A visionary leader is one who looks into the future to identify emerging trends and support those that are consistent with their organization’s mission and ...
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Don’t Give Up!

This is the third pizza I made from scratch over 3 days after it came out of the oven Saturday. The first was inedible. The ...
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Getting Out

During the pandemic, it’s important to take the necessary measures: masking up and social distancing the foremost. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get out ...
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New Leadership Groups Forming

In March 2020, when the first shelter-in-place orders were issued, I leaned in hard to understand what CEOs were facing. Kicking off my 100 CEOs ...
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The Practice of Joy

Sometimes it can be challenging to find something to do that everyone enjoys. My wonderful wife, Laura, came up with a plan on the first ...
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Five Years in 18 Months

I have been interviewing association CEOs since the pandemic began. Two recently told me that with all the pressure in their organizations right now, their ...
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Rescue German Shepherd in the White House

My dog, Sita, is a rescue German shepherd. Her litter was abandoned in rural Virginia near the West Virginia border. I drove out to pick ...
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Grace Under Pressure

Thich Nat Hanh is a Buddhist monk who was nominated by Martin Luther King, Jr, for the Nobel Peace Prize for his work during the ...
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Six Tactics Proactive Evolutionary Leaders are Doing Today

Proactive Evolutionary Leadership builds on the past, adapts to the present, and prepares to thrive in the future. The associations thriving today are being driven ...
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Malas

On Saturday I dug up my entire garden. This meant pulling out the marigold bushes that were in full bloom. Undeterred by their resplendent beauty, ...
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Proactive Evolutionary Leadership

We are living in a disruptive world with tremendous pressure. Many association leaders hunkered down, figuring out how to make it back to stable ground; ...
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The Long and Winding Road

When I was about eight years old I started attending synagogue on my own. At the time my mother was a Christian but not attending ...
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