Coaching and Managing · Inspiration · Leadership

Continuously Learn and Grow

The idea of continuous improvement should always be at the forefront of your thoughts, plans, and actions regarding a career.  Job types or industries do not matter.  Someone can be an assembly line worker, or an executive.  What everyone shares in common is the need to continuously improve.  Failure to do so will only cause…… Continue reading Continuously Learn and Grow

family · Gratitude · Inspiration · legacy · Living

A Loving Motivation

What would you view as more fulfilling, spending quality time with your family and friends throughout your life, or working extra hard for the promotions and the higher salaries as a leading professional at some company, retiring as one of the leading and respected employees in a business? Interviews with people on their deathbeds document…… Continue reading A Loving Motivation

Coaching and Managing · Inspiration · Leadership

Think and Do

Think and do.  So states the slogan of my Alma mater, North Carolina State University.  I do love my university, and look at all the achievements and accomplishments with great pride. Recently, reading a self-help article made me think about the “Think and Do” slogan.  The article listed what characteristics will make an individual a…… Continue reading Think and Do

Gratitude · history · Inspiration · legacy

A Tribute to the War Bird

Many of my childhood memories include many trips to airshows.  So many fond memories.  Seeing the old T-38s of the Thunderbirds during the in the early 1980s, seeing many aerobatic performers, and the countless military jet demonstrations still are still vivid in my memories.  Often bringing a smile to my face when I think back. …… Continue reading A Tribute to the War Bird

Inspiration · legacy · Living · Politics

The Depth of Patriotism

Unfortunately, the concept of patriotism has become a political hot button topic.  One that will immediately polarize far too many people, who will cling to their beliefs, no matter what.  Watching the recent debates of the national anthem made me give it some thought. What is patriotism?  The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as “love for…… Continue reading The Depth of Patriotism

Astronomy & Science

To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone…

“Earth is humanity’s cradle, but you’re not meant to stay in the cradle forever.” – Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Dreams require planning, work, and progress.  Once, humans stared in wonder, looking at the moon and only could rely on imagination as to what it would be like to travel there.  A dream of science fiction fancy for…… Continue reading To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone…