Monthly Archives: October 2011
“If you don’t have a good reason for your heart to keep beating, it generally won’t.” Dr. Mehmet Oz In a world focused on getting things done, we frequently loose track of the value of what we do – of our purpose. Purpose is the reason behind great performance – meaningful performance. Purpose is what keeps … Continue reading
I remember working for a manager years ago who was completely unaware of the benefit of saying ‘thank you.’ My department and I had consistently created some outstanding results for our company – including building the department from ground zero. We weren’t looking for promotions or money – just the acknowledgement that our hard work … Continue reading
“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is to high and we miss, but that it is too low and we reach it.“ ~ Michelangelo — Dream big. Never settle. Go for greatness.
Do you ever wonder why, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t get any better at something? And then there are others who seem to be able to do what you couldn’t do – right away – making it look effortless. So you work harder. And you only get a little better. How frustrating. … Continue reading
Really? Why should any of us look for or want the usual? After all, there is nothing “usual” about any of us. Each of us is unique – we have unique talents, strengths and passions that allow us to be good at some things and not others. We love some things and not others. And … Continue reading
Okay, here’s the situation. I’m in line at Starbucks (seems I am always here). The two people in front of me are nicely dressed – and seem professional. Then I hear them talk. Complain, complain, complain…about everything – their kids, their jobs, waiting in line, the weather. All this in the couple of minutes it … Continue reading