I’m a firm believer in adopting a mindset that looks at what can be done. I see opportunities to learn and grow everywhere, if we choose to see them that way. In work and life, I’ve known many that would see challenges as opportunities to overcome, and I’ve known many that see what can’t be…… Continue reading Focus on What You Can Do
Some of my great childhood memories included building and playing with Lego sets. These bright and colorful building blocks could be pieced together to build elaborate and complex objects. You could follow the provided instructions to build something straight out the box, or as I obtained more and more sets, I would combine all the…… Continue reading The Little Pieces of Life
Think of life as just a long string of learning opportunities. Individuals learn and grow through all stages of life, experiences building upon experiences. Humans are simply a culmination of what they have learned and experienced from birth until death. Learning derives from experience. When someone fails an exam in school, the lesson learned is…… Continue reading Embrace All Learning Examples
As 2018 comes to an end, I notice the uptick of the post-Christmas commercials, which focus on the activities that are normally associated with New Year resolutions. Whatever it may be, to exercise more, to improve diets, quit smoking, etc…, resolutions are usually doomed for failure. People want to improve, but often fail because of…… Continue reading Make the Year One of Continuous Improvement
I see the finished product or result of a world class artist, musician, or athlete, and I try to understand how they became so talented. We see the grace and beauty of the movements, combined with the power and strength. We can see the vision of creation, moving pieces of art or music that soothe…… Continue reading Always Learn From Your Failures
Why is it that some people can position themselves to be in key positions? The ability to always be in the right place at the right time seems easy to these people. It seems as if they can leap from one wildly successful venture to another with seemingly little effort. Maybe there lucky breaks involved,…… Continue reading Preparation
Do we live in such an angry world? Are things spiraling downward into chaos, a world where people cannot discuss or tolerate anyone who is different? Sometimes I think this is the case. People are bickering at alarming levels at political rallies and debates. Mobs of people are marching for various protests, and come into…… Continue reading Life and Times in an Angry World?