Learning Never Ends

What you formally learned in school will never carry you through the demands of your career and personal life. That includes all your college degrees and professional certifications. Why is that? The answer is complicated. Do you have the ability to answer that yourself with what you learned maybe ten years ago? Twenty-five years ago? […]

Are You At A Crossroad?

What stage of life are you in? The First Half, or the Second Half? Only you can know which one it is. The First Half is dominated by experimentation and testing whether you have actually discovered the truest expression of yourself both personally and professionally. At some point, you begin to question your assumptions and […]

Done With Lesser Things?

Aren’t you done with triviality by now? There’s little time to waste on cute memes with shallow phrases. The business we are in is not to be dominated by busy-ness or busybodies. We have opportunities in abundance to do more than turn a profit. We can set the fulcrum where it needs to be, and […]

On The Brink Of A New Year

All I know to say is that I’m excited about this year’s prospects. More than I have been for quite sometime. Of course there is plenty for me to worry about, if I choose to. But I don’t choose to. Why? For thousands of reasons I don’t need to list for the true optimists out […]

Dragging The Best Forward

2022 is a wrap. What are your learning goals for 2023? Mine are characteristically too many, so I’m trimming them down to those I can commit to with genuine intent. I use questions like these to guide me. – What deep learning did I gain this year that I can drag into the new year […]

Let’s Create A World Of Good!

It’s a slogan that helps me keep moving forward in the midst of countless setbacks. Whatever good we create is always at risk. It’s not hard to see this. History is loaded with one catastrophe after another. At the same time, it’s filled with some of the most glorious acts of kindness and good that […]

Re-Tired For 60,000 More

Rising incomes and longer lives are the consistent variables showing up around the globe. Generally that is. Not everyone is living longer and getting wealthier, but a larger percentage of the world’s population is experiencing positive growth in life.Here in America, it’s much more likely to live deep into your 80’s than ever before. (There […]

Life This Way

Pooh (and Friends) Inspired by A. A. Milne Reimagined by Me Pooh and Piglet stood before a weathered sign that read, “Life This Way”. They stood, they stared, they looked at each other awkwardly, then looked at the ground, then back toward the sign. “I don’t know where This Way Is, uttered Pooh. “It c-c-c-could […]

Going Public

Sharing in public what was once held private. It is a phrase mostly associated with corporate life and investments. A company privately owned, sells shares in the public marketplace, for instance. But “going public” in today’s cultural environment often is associated with an individual’s decision to make public what was once private concealed concerns. It’s […]

A Costly Stand For What Is Right?

My Foggy Morning Thoughts   Are you still processing all that is happening nationally?     What an amazing shift away from manipulative dramatics.     Much less image over substance now.     Well I’m still processing. I have been for more than six years and counting.     At this point, I’m convinced […]