Monthly Archives: March 2011
Remember it is your job to discover and live your greatness, not to pay attention to what others say and judge about your greatness.
I come from a long tradition of planners. We were raised to be organized, efficient and effective by knowing our responsibilities and planning well to get things done. “Don’t waste time,” was a constant refrain. In my mind, my days are valuable based on the amount of things I get done – like life is … Continue reading
I am sitting in the airport – a crowded Florida airport – on my way to visit my family in New England. In the good weather I visit more frequently. But during the winter, March is about the earliest I’ll head north. And I had to find the warm clothes when I packed this morning. … Continue reading
Early morning has always been tough for me. Not sure why. That is the time of day – in the dark and in the quiet – that I seem to conjure up all the things that are not right with life. I dwell on business and relationship failures, I get jealous of others, I get … Continue reading
Skilled labor is in great demand. Unskilled labor is not. Translation: There are jobs for you in fields that need what you do best. There is no room for you to bluff your way through any job – whether you have a related degree or have worked in the job before. Ira Wolfe posted in … Continue reading
I was in Target the other day, buying clementines (what an amazing year for these little orange fruits), when I heard a confrontation between a mother and her toddler. In a lapse of judgment, she had allowed him to get out of the cart. Now, she was struggling to get him back in. He kept … Continue reading
And wounding words. I’m not talking about getting into an argument with a family member, spouse or partner. I’m talking about the internal dialog we have in our heads. I think the most mean, caustic and aggravating voice I have ever heard is my own. No one can get down on my failures, shortcomings and … Continue reading