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A Smovish Story

A Smovish Story

My daughter and niece opened their lemonade stand at the front of our neighborhood. True story. That weekend, lemonade stands were everywhere raising money for cancer research. It was a commun…
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Personal Responsibility

Personal Responsibility

“And what part did you play?” That’s a question a friend of mine asks when she checks people into her sober living home (a group home for people recovering from addiction). It gives the person…
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No Interruptions

No Interruptions

“Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.” Proverbs 18:2 Have you ever considered how ridiculous it is to talk over someone?…
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Hire, Grow, Let Go

Hire, Grow, Let Go

I’m lucky. I have 3 different routes into work that each take about 20 minutes to travel. It makes the morning drive a little more interesting ... standard highway commute, urban re-entry throug…
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How to Work Kindly

How to Work Kindly

I was waiting to speak at a conference one morning. Flipping through the program guide, I noticed one of the presentations slated for the afternoon ... “Workplace Harassment, Workplace Bullying.”…
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Printable Monthly Calendars

Printable Monthly Calendars

Today is 20% of your workweek. To lose only two workdays a month to laziness or waiting for a better day to do something, is to lose more than a full month of workdays each year (2 x 12 = 24). That’…
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Printable Workday Charts

Printable Workday Charts

62 - 64 - 63 - 61 Those are your quarterly workdays of opportunity for 2017 (250 in all ... give or take a few depending on where you are or how much vacation you enjoy). Roughly 21 days per…
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Einstein Week

Einstein Week

Monday's thought... “The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained liberation from the self.” Albert Einstein  |  1…
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Top 11 Wasteful Thoughts

Top 11 Wasteful Thoughts

Top 11 ‘drag you down, get in the way of good things’ thoughts to eliminate from your day... Defeatist (accepting, expecting, or being resigned to defeat) Cynical (contemptuously distrustful of…
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