Backstory I heard this advice on the radio and disagreed. I doubt the guy at the microphone heard me shouting at him in my car. So I decided to put my concerns out to you. Listen to the advice he gave to single parents and see if you agree. Let me know. Click to listen […]
When I taught leadership, I always advised the boss to look inward first, when something went wrong. Today, the norm seems to be to blame first. Are you part of the blame game? Or have you found a better way to play?
Backstory I longed for a do-over. If only I could be given one more chance to make it right, I would do things so differently. But that privilege was denied. I was stuck with the action I had taken. No do-over. Never. It made me think of the times when you just don’t get a […]
Backstory We had driven from our country home in the Shenandoah Valley into Northern Virginia, on our way to a day in Washington, DC. We had been stuck in traffic that filled every lane of the quadrupled highway. There was no escape. We wondered aloud how people can do this every day, commuting to work. […]
Backstory Someone shared the Chinese proverb with me. I have always found wisdom in words from the orient. Is it because they are exotic? Or simply bubbling with insight? In any case, I started thinking about what kinds of things have value to others, to me. This story came from those musings. Click to listen […]
Backstory Do you ever find yourself rhyming without even thinking about it? When that happens to me, I go with the flow. Most of my attempts wind up crumpled on the floor. But this one seemed to fly. Something different this week. Please try it on for size. Click to listen or follow below to […]