Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Robert E. Quinn

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Robert E. Quinn is the Margaret Elliot Tracy Collegiate Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.  His research and writing focus on purpose, leadership, culture and change.  He is one of the co-founders of the field of Positive Organizational Scholarship and a co-founder of the Ross Center for Positive Organizations.  In terms of research, he is …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Dorie Clark

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Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50. She was honored as the #1 Communication Coach by the Marshall Goldsmith Leading Global Coaches Awards and one of the Top 5 Communication Professionals in the World by …

Becoming a Sage: A Conversation with Pat Whitty

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Pat Whitty calls himself a Modern Elder Whisperer. The “whisperer” phrase was made popular by the Horse Whisperer who is a person who has a unique understanding of the emotional and psychological needs of horses. Through his own study of health, aging, and his own transition to a Modern Elder, Pat has a unique understanding of the emotional and psychological …

What I Learned from Serena

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In August, I had the experience of attending the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament. This has been on my husband’s bucket list for a long time. We combined it with visiting our son and family so it was a great trip in every way. We bought tickets months ago and decided to go to the opening night and we might as …

Thrive in Time of Crisis: Drop Your Tools

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Crisis brings on change and change requires change within us to not only survive but thrive. It requires a change of mindset and as Dr. Jann Freed asserts, it means changing the way: You do things You view your skills, experience and talents How you apply them Where there’s a crisis there are needs and where there are needs there …