Focus Evaporation

Focus Evaporation

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG 2019 Super Bowl was defined, at least in part, by distractions: a false start, a perfectly amid dropped pass, the noise of an obsessive home team’s fan base. In a similar fashion, you and I are distracted by the illusion that we are all starting...
From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG The turf was a rare, rich, flat piece of land positioned at the foot of the Northeast Georgia mountains. It was midsummer. And it was hot; it was very hot! I was primed for an irritation. The Garden The garden that simply began as therapy for...
Just Like Thinking

Just Like Thinking

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG  Underneath my picture in my Senior High School Annual is the following quote: “Minds are like cement. All mixed up and permanently set.” The key word is “like”. When it comes to raising my creativity and performance levels, I can think of no...
From Where I Sit: Rethink Leadership

From Where I Sit: Rethink Leadership

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG “Leadership is not an elitist club: It is an embracing culture. It is not centered in control, event, or imposition. It is grounded in communication, process, and inspiration. Leadership has less to do with inserting what you do not have, and...
Pesky Kudzu How We Speak to Others

Pesky Kudzu How We Speak to Others

THE STEPHEN GOWER BLOG One question haunting every author  “Will my book title capture both the attention of the reader and the central thought of the book?” Never has this question held as much power over me as did with my first book, The Art of Killing Kudzu. My...