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December 13th, 2017

The Bellwether Effect

I am in that strange place where authors live from time to time – the twilight zone between the intense period of writing a book and coming close to the end of the... (Read more)

November 27th, 2017

Let’s Not Forget That We All Yearn for More Love in Our Lives

I’m wrestling with a dilemma. I am a life-long hugger. I hug just about everyone that I know because I genuinely love people and I want them to know this, and I deeply... (Read more)

October 29th, 2017

Why It is so Hard to Change – Part 4 – The Opposing Values of Society

This is the last in a four-part series entitled “Why it is so Hard to Change”. All Four posts can be found here: http://www.secretan.com/hard-change-part-1/ http://www.secretan.com/hard-change-part-2/ http://www.secretan.com/hard-change-part-3/ http://www.secretan.com/hard-change-part-4/   We all claim that to... (Read more)

October 16th, 2017

Global Oneness Day

I am absolutely thrilled to be a featured speaker during the 8th annual Global Oneness Day on Tuesday, October 24th.  I hope you will join me in registering and participating this year! Over... (Read more)

October 9th, 2017

Why It is so Hard to Change – Part 3 – The Copyfrog Effect

This is the third in a four-part series titled, “Why It is so Hard to Change”. The Copyfrog Effect: How often have you sat in a meeting and listened to someone proposing an... (Read more)

September 20th, 2017

Why It is so Hard to Change – Part 2 – Ego and Intellectual Arrogance

This is the second in a four part series titled, “Why it is so Hard to Change”. The ego is an interesting paradox. On the one hand it receives more than its fair... (Read more)

September 14th, 2017

Why It is So Hard to Change – Part 1 – Paradigms

Over the next few weeks I’m going to write a series of blogs about change. A quick scan of the human condition suggests that we need to embrace change in numerous areas—leadership, the... (Read more)

August 23rd, 2017

How to Fix US Healthcare

There is a train coming down the track.  It is called, “The Disruption of American Healthcare”. Disruption will come from technological startups and innovation, like Aledade; from efficiencies; from clinical breakthroughs; from patient... (Read more)

August 8th, 2017

An Invitation to Study With Me

I would like to invite you to my home to study with me for three days. I have been running retreats at my home for many years, usually one in the summer and... (Read more)

June 19th, 2017

How Companies can Regain Trust

The greatest crisis in the world today is the crisis of trust. Flatly stated, we have lost trust in all four of our major institutions – business, government, NGOs and media. The 2017... (Read more)

April 14th, 2017

Why Love is the Ultimate Leadership Quality

I recently conducted a study of business literature and management journals to discover the most-often referenced “Top qualities of a great leader”. Here, alphabetically arranged,  is a composite list of what I found.... (Read more)

March 8th, 2017

Give the Gift of Love – “A Love Story”

Why do we aspire to love?  Because, as Julian Barnes so eloquently states in his luscious book, Levels of Life, “…love is the meeting point of truth and magic”.  Being in love—truly in... (Read more)

February 9th, 2017

Presidents and Their Influence on Leadership

The day after President Barack Obama was elected to his first term in office (November 5, 2008), I wrote the following blog.   I offer it again here for your consideration, without comment. But I... (Read more)

January 2nd, 2017

The New Year

For so many years I have lived by this mantra, a quotation by George Bernard Shaw. It is one of my favorites, and so ingrained in my DNA by now, that I hardly... (Read more)

December 6th, 2016

A Love Story

Why do we aspire to love?  Because, as Julian Barnes so eloquently states in his luscious book, Levels of Life, “…love is the meeting point of truth and magic”. Being in love—truly in... (Read more)

November 18th, 2016

Wi-Fi more important than….?

So how committed are we these days to being “always on” and connected, in this digital age?  According to a recent survey by iPass  who questioned 1,700 mobile professionals worldwide about their connectivity habits and... (Read more)

November 9th, 2016

Looking Ahead!

ometimes – actually, quite often – others write about things in a way that cannot be improved upon.  I came across this wonderful article written by Bernie Siegel, MD, which seemed like the perfect... (Read more)

October 19th, 2016

Secretan’s Law of Relationships

I am far from an expert on quantum mechanics, but I know a little bit – just enough to help me form a theory! There are three steps to my theory, which I... (Read more)

August 17th, 2016

I Have the Torch for the Moment!

Somebody asked me the other day how many hours I work each week.  I was taken aback.  First, I don’t work – I love what I do and I don’t consider it “work”. ... (Read more)

August 2nd, 2016

Gentle Wisdom for Turbulent Times

In 1989 I wrote a book called “The Way of the Tiger“. Its subtitle was, “Gentle Wisdom for Turbulent Times”.  Almost 30 years later, times are more turbulent than ever, making it even more... (Read more)