Do you have an idea about how it should be done?

Do you have an idea about how it should be done
While waiting for an appointment last week, I overheard an employee complaining to his supervisor.  The frustrated employee was full of criticisms and getting more and more worked up as he went through his litany of gripes.  When he ran out of steam and paused, the supervisor responded.  “I hear you.  Do you have an idea about how it should be done?
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Zero to Hero?

Zero to Hero

Whether you believe in luck or not, there’s something to be said for being in the right place at the right time.  Was Steve Jobs lucky?  Jeff Bezos?  How about Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) in the 2008 movie Slumdog MillionaireRead More

How Far Will You Go?

What determines what we will achieve in life?

It’s a question that has plagued people for ages.  One indicator is mental toughness: resilience against attack, calmness in the face of uncertainty, persistence through pain, focus amid chaos.

Here are three videos – each an example of mental toughness.

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It Doesn’t Matter What You Say

It doesn't matter what you say

Have you ever told a friend or co-worker something only to later find that they completely misunderstood you – or never heard you at all?  We often share important information that isn’t properly received, even when the conversation happens in a private setting at close range.  How does this happen?  Read More

I Pledge Allegiance…

I Pledge Allegiance...
At a meeting last week, a director shared the exciting news that his son-in-law is becoming an American citizen in a couple weeks.  The family is flying in to participate in the ceremony being held in Chicago.
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Moments that take your breath away

Moments that take your breath away

National Geographic just announced their 2019 Travel Photo Contest winners.  The pictures are stunning; each one tells a story about a moment in time. We just celebrated my godparents’ 70th wedding anniversary on their family farm.  Numerous cameras and phones preserved the event forever in our family history.  Read More