Making Life Precious with Last Time Thinking

What if a moment was “the last time?” Selling a home means walking out of the front door for the last time. It is known and expected. But what about the unplanned “last times?” When my dad died ten years ago, he died suddenly. I spent the afternoon with him, taking him for a haircut and making out Christmas checks. If I [...]

By |2022-06-19T06:48:38-05:00June 19th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Everyone Wants: Do You Understand Me?

I have traveled through the shoulder-your-way-through airport at Frankfort., a hub through which dozens of national airlines flow. People worldwide make connecting flights there, and the mashup of languages transports you back to Babel. It seems like a verbal snowstorm. When the speaker crackles to life, a voice delivers announcements in several languages. Most were nothing more than gibberish…until English announcements were [...]

By |2022-02-05T10:14:36-06:00February 5th, 2022|Compassion|0 Comments

Huh? Listening in a Deaf World

Our world is deaf. It is not from the inability to hear but the refusal to listen. Shouting. Name-calling. Interruptions. They are all signs of the times. The first presidential debate of 2020 put it onstage in living color. The candidates acted as if they were two third-graders shouting ridicule at each other on the school playground. (I apologize for the insult [...]

By |2020-10-03T20:25:32-05:00October 3rd, 2020|Leadership, Reflections|0 Comments

Turning Success on Its Head

Seldom do you find Genghis Kahn held up as a role model! Book cover of Barking Up the Wrong Tree That is what Eric Barker does in his new book, Barking up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Everything You Know About Success is (Mostly) Wrong. In it, you find other interesting characters who illustrate principles of success. Included [...]

By |2017-06-16T13:02:32-05:00June 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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