Smeagol or Gollum: 5 Steps to overcome self-doubt.


I recently, finally, watched The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and was struck by the symbolism of the tormented character of Smeagol and Gollum. ¬†Physically, mentally, and spiritually this is a man who gave in once to darkness, became addicted to it, and wasted away, his very identity shattered in a desperate attempt to protect …

The power of an apology


"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes." Oscar Wilde It takes immense strength and humility to acknowledge and apologize for a mistake made when people are depending on you. A humble apology given with sincerity, dignity, and grace reinforces your commitment to excellence by demonstrating self-accountability. An honest apology given with an open …