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Change or Transformation?

Futurist Daniel Burrus describes the difference between change and transformation like this, “Change comes from the outside in, forcing us to react and manage crises. Transformation, on the other hand, whether it is business or personal, always comes from the inside out, and that gives us far more positive control while allowing us to actively shape the future.”
Transformation always begins with the question of purpose. When you are purpose-driven you become proactive instead of reactive.

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A lesson in race relations

In the days of segregation, my mother, my father, and a young baseball player named Billy provided me with a lesson in race relations that I’ll never forget. Race relations is about doing the right thing. Regardless of the color of our skin.

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The power of six magic words

It’s easy to criticize, condemn and complain. That leads to finger pointing and often escalates into a volatile situation where everyone loses. We can deescalate a volatile situation by learning the power of six magic words. People complain that things need to change. Yet, they could be the change they’d like to see. It’s amazing how many problems can be resolved when we decide to be part of the solution instead of part of the problem.

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What’s Your Reality?

By Jim Whitt This is an excerpt from Chapter 6  of The Transformational Power of Purpose: Finding & Fulfilling Your Purpose in Life: In the

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Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

By Jim Whitt Psychologist William James offered this simple but extremely accurate observation about the human species, “Compared to what we ought to be, we

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Déjà vu All Over Again

By Jim Whitt On Groundhog Day one of the cable channels was running the movie, Groundhog Day, back-to-back all day. This was appropriate since the

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