Author: Denise Logan

17 Jul Whaddyado?

"What do you do?" a man at the cocktail party asks me, glancing at my name tag. Those four simple words and the answer they elicit could be a doorway into a meaningful conversation.  "About what?" I want to reply, but I know that isn't the...

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09 May HOW TO BE IMPORTANT

"This could be my chance.  I mean the REALLY BIG BREAK I've waited my whole life for" David told me.  A new firm was wooing him hard, promising to double the salary he was making and give him the responsibility and recognition he had been...

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02 Jan A List of Values

List of Values   Abundance Acceptance Accessibility Accomplishment Accuracy Achievement Acknowledgement Activeness Adaptability Adoration Adroitness Adventure Affection Affluence Aggressiveness Agility Alertness Altruism Ambition Amusement Anticipation Appreciation Approachability Articulacy Assertiveness Assurance Attentiveness Attractiveness Audacity Availability Awareness Awe Balance Beauty Being the best Belonging Benevolence Bliss Boldness Bravery Brilliance Buoyancy Calmness Camaraderie Candor Capability Care Carefulness Celebrity Certainty Challenge Charity Charm Chastity Cheerfulness Clarity Cleanliness Clear-mindedness Cleverness Closeness Comfort Commitment Compassion Completion Composure Concentration Confidence Conformity Congruency Connection Consciousness Consistency Contentment Continuity Contribution Control Conviction Conviviality Coolness Cooperation Cordiality Correctness Courage Courtesy Craftiness Creativity Credibility Cunning Curiosity Daring Decisiveness Decorum Deference Delight Dependability Depth Desire Determination Devotion Devoutness Dexterity Dignity Diligence Direction Directness Discipline Discovery Discretion Diversity Dominance Dreaming Drive Duty Dynamism Eagerness Economy Ecstasy Education Effectiveness Efficiency Elation Elegance Empathy Encouragement Endurance Energy Enjoyment Entertainment Enthusiasm Excellence Excitement Exhilaration Expectancy Expediency Experience Expertise Exploration Expressiveness Extravagance Extroversion Exuberance Fairness Faith Fame Family Fascination Fashion Fearlessness Ferocity Fidelity Fierceness Financial independence Firmness Fitness Flexibility Flow Fluency Focus Fortitude Frankness Freedom Friendliness Frugality Fun Gallantry Generosity Gentility Giving Grace Gratitude Gregariousness Growth Guidance Happiness Harmony Health Heart Helpfulness Heroism Holiness Honesty Honor Hopefulness Hospitality Humility Humor Hygiene Imagination Impact Impartiality Independence Industry Ingenuity Inquisitiveness Insightfulness Inspiration Integrity Intelligence Intensity Intimacy Intrepidness Introversion Intuition Intuitiveness Inventiveness Investing Joy Judiciousness Justice Keenness Kindness Knowledge Leadership Learning Liberation Liberty Liveliness Logic Longevity Love Loyalty Majesty Making a difference Mastery Maturity Meekness Mellowness Meticulousness Mindfulness Modesty Motivation Mysteriousness Neatness Nerve Obedience Open-mindedness Openness Optimism Order Organization Originality Outlandishness Outrageousness Passion Peace Perceptiveness Perfection Perkiness Perseverance Persistence Persuasiveness Philanthropy Piety Playfulness Pleasantness Pleasure Poise Polish Popularity Potency Power Practicality Pragmatism Precision Preparedness Presence Privacy Proactively Professionalism Prosperity Prudence Punctuality Purity Realism Reason Reasonableness Recognition Recreation Refinement Reflection Relaxation Reliability Religiousness Resilience Resolution Resolve Resourcefulness Respect Rest Restraint Reverence Richness Rigor Sacredness Sacrifice Sagacity Saintliness Sanguinity Satisfaction Security Self-control Selflessness Self-reliance Sensitivity Sensuality Serenity Service Sexuality Sharing Shrewdness Significance Silence Silliness Simplicity Sincerity Skillfulness Solidarity Solitude Soundness Speed Spirit Spirituality Spontaneity Spunk Stability Stealth Stillness Strength Structure Success Support Supremacy Surprise Sympathy Synergy Teamwork Temperance Thankfulness Thoroughness Thoughtfulness Thrift Tidiness Timeliness Traditionalism Tranquility Transcendence Trust Trustworthiness Truth Understanding Unflappability Uniqueness Unity Usefulness Utility Valor    ...

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28 Nov Are You Headed For a Wile E. Coyote Moment?

  Yesterday, while having dinner with friends, we spotted a roadrunner making its way through the yard.  Yes, they really do exist and it’s one of many pleasant surprises living in the desert.  I always wondered what made Wile E Coyote double down in his endless...

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02 Oct Grabbing Your Brass Ring

Last week I met with two clients who are planning to make big changes next year. Glen is going to leave his current firm and Corey is going to sell his company. Both men know that to prepare themselves for the best possible outcomes, the...

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28 Jun Some Mid-Year Mojo – Rebalancing

"I've spent my whole life working to provide for my family. When do I get to make it about me again? I'm not a selfish man, but isn't it ok to rebalance at some point? The challenge is, I'm just not sure how to even...

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