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

Inspiration · Leadership · legacy · Living · Politics

The Wisdom of Building, The Foolishness of Destroying

With most things, tearing down and destroying is much easier than building and creating.  An engineer or architect may spend months designing and drawing up plane, workers may spend more time building and constructing.  Building something worthwhile takes time and effort.  Any fool can come in with a wrecking ball and tear it down in…… Continue reading The Wisdom of Building, The Foolishness of Destroying