Character · Ethics · Inspiration · Leadership · legacy · Living · Uncategorized

What Do You See in the Mirror?

One of the lasting lessons I received from my parents is the importance of being true to yourself, to look at yourself in the mirror and be satisfied with the reflection.  The importance of being a good person, to be helpful, is the basis of my actions and thoughts.  Perfection is always elusive, but the…… Continue reading What Do You See in the Mirror?

Character · Coaching and Managing · Inspiration · Leadership · Living · Uncategorized

Embrace Your Inner Mr. Spock

Reputations can be fickle.  Years of time and effort spent building one, can be easily undone through poor decisions and actions.  An outburst or negative emotions at the wrong time,  can undermine.  Do not sabotage yourself. Time spent cultivating relationships, building connections, or improving through education and skill-sets are worthwhile endeavors, critical even.  Investing in…… Continue reading Embrace Your Inner Mr. Spock

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