Monthly Archives: August 2015

3 Things I learned last week 8/24-30/2015…

Experience is a great teacher, but reflecting on those experiences is even better teacher.  Each week I post a blog stating what learned the week before.  This little exercise forces me to reflect on the meetings I attended that week, … Continue reading

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4 Things I am doing today that you are not doing

What day is it?  Come on, you know.  Say it!  Say it!  It’s hump day.  We have all seen the commercial by now.  It is a really funny commercial. So what is hump day?  At noon today, the workweek will … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week 8/16-23/2015…

What a week of learning I had this past week.  I not only learned some new things, but I was also reminded of things that I already know. Leadership:  Crappy leadership is everywhere.  This is a whole blog within itself, … Continue reading

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Four F words for your Friday

How was your week?  Did you get everything you wanted to accomplish completed?  Did you complete that home project? Get your children back in school?  What about that project at work?  I am sure you had a great week full … Continue reading

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13 Reasons why you should skip Happy Hour

It is 4:45 pm on a Thursday.  Or maybe for you it is any day that ends in Y.  But you are eagerly waiting to go to the closest Happy Hour at your favorite watering hole.  You are so excited … Continue reading

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7 ways to make the most of one’s self

Coach John Wooden is considered one of the best coaches of all time.  He led the UCLA Bruins collegiate basketball team to 10 NCAA Titles, including seven in a row from 1967-1973.  In twenty-seven seasons of coaching he won 620 … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week…8/10-16/2015

Another week and a few more learning experiences that I learned this week. The more we need to do something, the more resistance we will have towards doing it.  Procrastination is the most common manifestation of Resistance because it’s the … Continue reading

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No more pointless questions

Do you ever ask questions that don’t provide very good answers?  I do!  Which is why I continue to study the art of asking better questions that can provide me with better answers. Here are four kinds of questions that … Continue reading

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3 E’s to getting people to listen to you

We can all agree that we want others to listen to us.  At work, when you are working with others on a project you want them to implement your suggestions.  At home when you are talking to your spouse you … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week…8/3-8/15

I am coming off a very busy week.  But aren’t they all busy! It seems like mine are for sure. What I learned this past week… 1. Rich people buy time and poor people sell their time.  How much is … Continue reading

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