The 1 thing 5 stitches taught me

The 1 thing 5 stitches taught me

What mistakes would you avoid if you moved just a little slower? Many years ago, I was helping my then girlfriend (now wife) move from one apartment to another.  As I’m sure you’re well aware, moving is awful. It involves lots of trips in and out of box trucks,...
To all you door holders…

To all you door holders…

Could it be that we’re not a society of crazies, after all? People hold the door for me all the time. For a while, I thought that it was because I looked like a celebrity. However, the more I watch others, it’s clear that we are a society of “door-holders”. And...
The quick no

The quick no

Though uncomfortable, “no” could be one of your best tools for a peaceful life. Many years ago, I scheduled a meeting with one of my mentors to ask an important favor. After a few pleasantries, I laid out the case for my appeal telling him that I didn’t...
The change you want…

The change you want…

“To know and not to do is really not to know.” – Stephen Covey I’ve reminded audiences of this truth hundreds of times in my career. Unfortunately, I haven’t always embraced and learned from its message. Too often, I put down a book and think, “Wow, I can’t wait to...
What’s on your scorecard?

What’s on your scorecard?

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network just released the 2023 World Happiness Report. The report identifies eight key areas that directly impact happiness and well-being: physical and mental health human relationships (in the family, at work and in the...
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