The Eye of the Storm

The Eye of the Storm

You’ve seen the reports this week…twenty-two dead, Uvalde, Texas. It makes no sense, but it leaves no doubt that life is a storm.  Working to find the eye of that storm and personal/organizational peace can almost seem fruitless or even selfish in the wake of such tragedy. Why do I, or we, deserve to have…

The Value of Values

The Value of Values

War rages in the Ukraine. One man values the natural resources and false security that he believes capturing the region will bring to his country. Not to mention an ego driven return to past national glory hoping to become the leader of a world superpower once again.  The office and blue caller workers, as well…

Embrace Change

Embrace Change

This morning I set out to Google a quote that I read a few months back that just wrecked me. It was all about how the process of real personal change and growth in life changes everything. The people who are in your life, the way you make and spend your money, the relationship you have with…

Getting To Know Your Peeps

Getting To Know Your Peeps

Not sure exactly what was going on in my mentor’s noggin when he did it. As I review my memory of the puzzled faces in the room at the time, I’m not sure anyone understood it. I did have some leadership experience in this arena, but I was also the youngest guy in the room…

Court Culture

Court Culture

This season has not been going well. At the end of every game my wife writes a big W or L next to the game on my oldest son’s varsity basketball schedule that hangs on our fridge. I’m sure he’s been wondering why mom wanted to keep track of the carnage, since there seemed to…

Find Your Flow

Find Your Flow

There you are just minding your own business, doing a safe few miles per hour over the speed limit when you glance in your rearview mirror and you feel that negative energy level start to rise. Hans Solo is in hyperdrive a few cars back and he’s coming up fast! If he doesn’t take out…

Beat the Busy

Beat the Busy

Here are some interesting facts about your time that a brief Google search turned up… You’ll spend an average of 5 years waiting in lines and queues. Basically, for my personality type that means 5 years of being in Dante’s seventh level of the hot place. 6 months at stop lights. Dante’s eighth level. 128…