Ideas Worth Sharing

Last night I took in the introduction evening for this year's TED Talks with some friends. I was excited on a couple of different fronts. First, I have been following TED for years. I used the talks for everything from personal development, to researching specific topics, to introductions during discussion groups. Valuable material and entertaining … Continue reading Ideas Worth Sharing

“It’s not all about the money”

I had a great conversation with one of my cousin's today about everything from life transitions, to family, investments, and starting out on your own in business. Somehow a quick coffee turned into a 4 hour sit-down, but that is what happens when you are drawn into the 'Eric vortex'. Time has no meaning. Just … Continue reading “It’s not all about the money”

Good Friday is really Good

The Easter weekend is upon us, and once again I reflect on the work of Christ. In leadership, I focus much of my attention on this work as the basis of my ability. As I said earlier, the humble leader stands out. In this case, for millennia. As I considered this throughout the week, I … Continue reading Good Friday is really Good

Are you a humble leader?

We need more of them. Somehow we have slipped into another era of robust and loud leadership, albeit relational. But humble leadership stands out in all settings. Check out this article from Harvard Business Review for a bit more technical view:  Are you humble? Reflecting on the last week of Lent, referred to as the … Continue reading Are you a humble leader?

Canada #2 in the World? #1 in leadership!

Ok, this is not waxing political, so we are clear. A few weeks ago it was announced, again, that Canada is the 2nd best place to live in the world. We always seem to lose to Switzerland on this one. Jerks.  You can read about it here:  Canada named 2nd best country in the world…again, … Continue reading Canada #2 in the World? #1 in leadership!