I was blessed to be the key note speaker this weekend at the annual National Spasmodic Dysphonia Conference held, ironically this year, in the Music City of Nashville, TN. People with broken voices from all over the world came to the city of beautiful voices to learn, connect and share their stories. It was such … Continue reading Searching for Voices in the City of Music
Hello! This is a great short (4:00 minute) video reminder about how we are all more alike than we are different. The ideas that we think divide us are not as big as they appear… Kevin Hancock President / Hancock Lumber firstname.lastname@example.org Books available at www.kevindhancock.com
This short article is by a friend of mine…Larry Miller…a lean management consultant. The article is titled The Ten Virtues of Leadership for a Collaborative World. This is a quick but brilliant read and just had to share this with you. I don't use the word 'brilliant' very often...but this article is briliant! I shared … Continue reading The Ten Virtues of Leadership for a Collaborative World
I had the honor of being the dinner speaker tonight at Aetna's world-wide finance team leadership conference in Hartford, CT. They had 400 of their finance leaders there from around the globe. Aetna bought a copy of the book NOT FOR SALE for each attendee. It was really fun to share the story of Pine Ridge and … Continue reading Connecting Tribes!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCCb85TgeEU&feature=youtu.be Just sharing this 3 minute video...no one in the video over 10 years old...could solve all the world's problems...
Hello! This video humanizes the Syrian refugee crisis. Whenever you humanize a situation the truth surfaces. President Trump's current position of distancing America from refugee challenges is the opposite of what should be done and who we are as a country. "Refugee" - a person who has been FORCED to leave their country in … Continue reading Humanizing “refugees”…makes the truth of what America should do easy to see…
Hello! I had this essay picked up as the OP-ED in the Maine Sunday Telegram Today. http://www.pressherald.com/2017/02/05/maine-voices-americans-set-example-for-new-leader/ The world around us can be very mesmerizing and distracting but at the end of the day our path always comes back to what we each choose to do on a local level. That's the 7th Power, the … Continue reading It always comes back to what WE do…
I have been saving this video for Christmas. When you have 15 minutes you might enjoy this 60 Minutes segment on how love and ideas ended the 50 year old gorilla war in Columbia. It's the best example I have seen of the new Aquarian paradigm of human engagement. The New Columbia http://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-colombia-after-civil-war-lara-logan/ More than … Continue reading Spirit of Christmas
I saw this quote today. It crystalized a thought I have had for some time for the people of Pine Ridge and the other reservation communities of the northern plains. This quote also speaks to the one concern I have had surrounding the protests at Standing Rock. More broadly, I think this quote is applicable … Continue reading The Secret of Change
I participated in a small leadership workshop recently where there goal was simple...acquiring a piece of new learning...putting an idea in your head that had not been there before. The program was a reminder that growth is an intentional act...you have to be looking for new ideas, wanting to think differently. It all reminded me … Continue reading The Gift of Ideas