I am reading a great work-related book right now by Florence Shinn. Although it was written in 1925, it has some amazing old-school pearls of wisdom.
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Have you ever had one of those days where things simply aren’t working out in your favor? Yesterday morning was definitely that day for me. I wr
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“There is more hunger for love and appreciation in this world than there is for bread.” Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) TodayR
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Have you ever thought about your job title? Are you a salesperson, a teacher, or a marketing exec? Regardless of your title, someone will almost alway
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Last night Doug told us a story of how he inadvertently made the cafeteria worker cry. It’s not what you think. He was asking Claudia, whom he&#
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There are a number of things that are believed to be signs of bad luck according to superstition like black cats, walking under a ladder, and Friday t
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“It’s not the lack of resources that cause failure, it’s the lack of resourcefulness that causes failure.” Tony Robbins When
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Adam Grant, a Wharton psychologist, argues that a coach is more important than a mentor: “Whereas mentors dole out words of wisdom, coaches roll
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One week from today my kitchen will begin a much-needed renovation. The next few days are dedicated to emptying out all of our cabinets. We borrowed s
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“Legacy is not leaving something for people, it’s leaving something in people.” Peter Strople We are writing our legacy every day. S
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Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist, believed there are 4 stages we all go through in our lifetime. The stages are The Athlete, The Warrior, The Statesm
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Yes, life is very fragile; anything can happen at any given moment, and it does. Perhaps you are like me, I live my life believing people will live fo
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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin Last night, I attended our annual fundraiser for UrbanPromi
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Have you ever gone hiking in the woods? During any of those hikes have you ever, unfortunately, realized you were lost? This has happened to me many t
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Recently, I was driving north on Interstate 95, returning home from visiting two of my daughters. When I reached the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel, I knew
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Mike Kami was a strategic planning consultant who worked for the likes of IBM, Xerox, and Coca-Cola. While devising a strategic plan for Coke, he a
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“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” Lewis B. Smedes As Holy Week is culminating for Christians
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In 1854 in Soho, London there was a cholera outbreak. At the time, cholera was believed to be the result of either God’s will or bad air. There
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The Estée Lauder Companies had a great first quarter, as did Costco. We know that because public companies are required by the SEC to
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Do you like to be criticized? No, right? Of course not, who would? Yesterday while staying at a hotel I have stayed at 3x before, I finally reached my
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