Embrace Change

When driving a car that’s drifting out of its lane, you’re not supposed to jerk the wheel in the opposite direction.  You should smoothly flow with it until its back on track.   That’s how you … Continue reading Embrace Change

Go Running

“Life’s battles don’t always go to the strongest or fastest man, But sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.” The video you just saw was of the Seattle half marathon.  No, … Continue reading Go Running

Start Over

The average amount of years a person stays at one job is 4.1, that means we would have between 7-10 different jobs in our lifetime (see more at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/tenure.nr0.htm).  How do you feel about starting over?  Considering the … Continue reading Start Over

Appreciate Life

“The clock is running.   Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.”  -Alice Morse Earle (1902) Sun-Dials and … Continue reading Appreciate Life

Find Purpose

“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”  –John F. Kennedy Sunrise in the clouds while flying from RDU – CLT I love to fly!  At times I feel as though I’m addicted to flying.  I … Continue reading Find Purpose

Capture Life

A picture is worth a thousand words and $10,000 if it’s the right politician and his intern. “What was I thinking?” “What was I wearing?” “OMG, I remember this like it was yesterday.” “Those were the days.” … Continue reading Capture Life

Listen More

We have two ears and one mouth for a reason. Active listening requires one to be engaged, to understand, and to respond verbally or nonverbally.  This can reduce conflict as well as strengthen relationships.  Many times we … Continue reading Listen More