Category Archives: personal change
Uplifting Business Reading
Earlier this year in my “recommended reading phase,” a good friend suggested I read Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. At the time, I think it was the title that put me off, though I dutifully downloaded it into … Continue reading
Like a lot of families, ours has been impacted by the economy in general. We decided to ask the kids to buck up and bit and not be disappointed Christmas morning when they had fewer presents than years past. The … Continue reading
How Much is Too Much for the Brain ?
This morning, while cooking breakfast, I was listening to the radio. A great show from the “Science Lab” (NPR) came on talking about will power, or at least that’s what I thought it was about. The people in the experiment … Continue reading
New Year’s: To Make or Not Make a Resolution? That is the Question!
I vote make one! It’s a new decade – think about it. Some day our grandchildren will be studying about the 2010’s, just like we studied about the “Roaring Twenties” or ” the Age of Enlightenment.,” and they’ll ask “What … Continue reading
What’s in a Chat?
Before we talk about the soul, I want to share this story about communication: A colleague told me about this friend of hers, a man about 42, who had just figured out something really important about his wife. He said when … Continue reading
Which Ideas Change Us – What about a New Year’s Resolution??
As New Year’s approaches and the dawn of a new decade hovers, benign, it is interesting to think about which ideas will change us…and which ideas we will change? So many people look at the changeover of time, from December … Continue reading
Avatar….Which Ideas Make us Change and Why?
Yesterday I took my son and his friend to see James Cameron’s latest epic, Avatar. I’m not sure what I expected, but the movie far exceeded anything I had in mind. It was like Princess Mononoke in Totoro’s Tree meets GI … Continue reading