Monthly Archives: February 2016

3 Things I learned last week… 2/15-21/2016

My mentor said “make a study” of everything in life.  My weekly “Three things I learned” is exactly that.  It allows me to study my life and my experiences, which gives me insight. Moving from “Should I” to “How will … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned after 300 attempts!

Those of you who may have been following me since the beginning may realize this is a milestone for me.  This blog post is my 300th published blog post since I started writing in January 2014.  I started blogging for … Continue reading

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Sometimes going first could leave a scar

When I was a kid my neighborhood was full of kids my same age.  We must have had twenty or so families on my street alone that we were all roughly the same age. My brother was eighteen months older … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week…2/8-14/2016

According to Leadership IQ: They studied 5,247 hiring managers from 312 public, private, business and healthcare organizations. Collectively these managers hired more than 20,000 employees during a three-year study period.  They found that 26% percent of these new hires were terminated due to … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week…2/1-7/2016

Change is coming: I witnessed this first hand last week.  It can happen to any of us.  We are blinded by our own habits, our own ways of doing things, our own processes, our own opinions, our own solutions, our own … Continue reading

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Be the First

In today’s society some people hate it when I or other says this, but “Oh well.” “Second place is the first loser.”  Nobody remembers who came in second in the Kentucky derby last year.  Nobody remembers who came in second … Continue reading

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Are you doing all you can?

My mentor shared this simple tip with me several years ago.  “Do more than you have to as an investment into your future.” What he meant by this little statement is this.  Doing what you said you would do is … Continue reading

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3 Things I learned last week…1/25-31/2016

Experience alone doesn’t teach us anything.  Only when we evaluate our experiences do we actually learn from them.  My weekly blog post “3 Things I learned…” is exactly that.  It is my opportunity to evaluate the week before and say … Continue reading

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