Early in my career I was a personnel assistant at FMC Corporation, Northern Ordnance Division in Fridley, MN. The company had a policy that an employee would only be reimbursed for education and training if it directly related to the job they performed. Read More
One of my favorite bloggers is Seth Godin and one of his best blogs is below.
Habits are a choice
Giving is a choice
Reactions are a choice Read More
Have you ever played the game “Would you Rather?” Read More
When I was growing up, we heated our farm house with wood. Every year Dad would go out into the woods and cut down trees, split and stack many cords of woods. Read More
One of the most innovative scientific ideas today is reviving extinct species: the mammoth, the laughing owl, and the carrier pigeon. In all, 63 species have gone extinct since 1700. Read More
It shouldn’t be hard to determine what killed him. Not with that knife sticking out of his chest! Read More
Kent Gilmore, President of Nahan Printing talked yesterday about business strategy. He’s an engaging speaker who brought business concepts to life with his experiences and anecdotes. The ideas he shared were absolutely relevant to members of my roundtables. Read More
Some truths are universal.
•The sun rises in the east
•The truth is the truth even if no one believes it
•Nature weeds out the stupid Read More
This is a word I hardly ever use and one I don’t hear others use often either. It’s a powerful word, defined as “suffering from intense grief – crushed by grief”. Read More
I was in St. Louis a couple weeks ago attending a conference. As I waited in line for a lunch table I listened to the conversations around me. What I heard made me realize that we live in a world of divergence. People seemed to either totally agree on a topic or totally disagree. There wasn’t much discussion or exchange of ideas – only “yes or no”, “right or wrong”, “crap or gospel”. Read More